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Income Taxes Income Taxes (Tables)

Income Taxes Income Taxes (Tables)
3 Months Ended
Nov. 30, 2021
Income Tax Disclosure [Abstract]  
Income Tax Effective Tax Rate [Table Text Block] Comparative earnings before income taxes, income tax expense and effective income tax rates from continuing operations are as follows (in thousands):
  Three Months Ended November 30,
  2021 2020
Earnings from continuing operations before income tax expense $ 4,966  $ 7,080 
Income tax expense 1,781  2,258 
Effective income tax rate 35.9  % 31.9  %