Ohio Schools http://wyso.org en Miami Valley Voters To Decide On School Levies Tuesday http://wyso.org/post/miami-valley-voters-decide-school-levies-tuesday <p></p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 22:12:24 +0000 Lewis Wallace 41585 at http://wyso.org Miami Valley Voters To Decide On School Levies Tuesday Property Value Decline Heightens Debate Over School Levies in Montgomery County http://wyso.org/post/property-value-decline-heightens-debate-over-school-levies-montgomery-county <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-67f1058a-f0e0-1cd6-9ec9-3cfcfe677933"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Six Montgomery County school districts have new tax levies on the ballot this November, some for the third, fourth or fifth time. But many homeowners oppose any new taxes, citing losses in property values and the overall post-recession fiscal squeeze among reasons to vote against new levies.</span></span></p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Lewis Wallace 41151 at http://wyso.org Property Value Decline Heightens Debate Over School Levies in Montgomery County Beavercreek City Schools Return to Voters to Plead for Funds http://wyso.org/post/beavercreek-city-schools-return-voters-plead-funds <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>As we move towards election day Nov. 5, the Beavercreek City School District is <a href="http://wyso.org/post/miami-valley-school-districts-seek-levy-funding-november-ballots" target="_blank">among those pleading with voters for new levy funding</a><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">. The district has had four recent levies defeated at the ballot box, and is now returning with a fifth, reduced levy of 6.3 mills. Thu, 24 Oct 2013 20:13:50 +0000 Lewis Wallace 41101 at http://wyso.org Beavercreek City Schools Return to Voters to Plead for Funds Miami Valley School Districts Seek Levy Funding on November Ballots http://wyso.org/post/miami-valley-school-districts-seek-levy-funding-november-ballots <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">School levies are among the biggest issues on the ballot in the upcoming November 5, 2013 election. Ohio schools depend on these levies as an essential funding stream, and many are facing new or additional levies that can be difficult to pass.</span></p><p></p><p>Money for Ohio’s public schools comes from three sources: federal funds, state funds, and local tax levies.</p><p></p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 10:23:37 +0000 Lewis Wallace 40995 at http://wyso.org Miami Valley School Districts Seek Levy Funding on November Ballots Group Says Ohio Has Most 'Green' School Projects http://wyso.org/post/group-says-ohio-has-most-green-school-projects <p>A report praises Ohio for having more environmentally-friendly school projects under way than any other<br />state.</p><p>The nonprofit U.S. Green Building Council says the state has 315 school projects registered and certified under the council&#39;s LEED program. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design and provides a set of international standards for energy-efficient and environmentally friendly methods and<br />materials.</p> Mon, 19 Dec 2011 13:03:26 +0000 Associated Press 8639 at http://wyso.org