School Levies

Election 2011
6:03 am
Wed November 9, 2011

Montgomery County Levy Results

Results for levies in Montgomery County:

Centerville Library (3 Mill Replacement and Increase)
YES: 61% (12,948 votes)
NO: 39% (8,435 votes)

Englewood (1.65 Mill Renewal Operating Expenses)
YES: 66% (3,147 votes)
NO: 34% (1,640 votes)

German Twp. Senior Citizens Levy (1 Mill Renewal)
YES: 59% (1,654 votes)
NO: 41% (1,172 votes)

Huber Heights School Levy (8 Mill Additional)
NO: 73% (8,777 votes)
YES: 27% (3,290 votes)

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Election 2011
5:23 pm
Mon October 31, 2011

Xenia Faces More Cuts, Controversy Ahead Of School Levy Issue On Ballot

The Xenia Community School District may be facing more cuts if a levy on the ballot next week fails. The district is asking for a 5 year 4.8 mill emergency levy to help address a $3 million deficit.

In the last two years, the district has already cut 8.8 million dollars from their budget. Teachers and administrators have had pay freezes with no step increases and will pay higher insurance premiums. That's caused a controversy with the Xenia Educational  Support professionals Union, who represent bus drivers, custodians, food service workers and other staff.

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Around the Miami Valley, Politics
8:12 am
Thu August 4, 2011

Most School Tax Issues Defeated This Week in Ohio

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - This week's special election was one of the toughest in years for Ohio school districts.

The Ohio School Boards Association says voters approved just six of the 23 school tax requests on the ballot around the state on Tuesday. That works out to a passage rate of 26 percent, the lowest in an August election since the 14 percent approved in 2007.

Around the Miami Valley
12:08 pm
Wed August 3, 2011

Ohio Schools May Try Again with Rejected Levies

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Some Ohio school districts who saw tax levy defeats yesterday at the polls will look at trying again in November.

Superintendent Lori Handler of the Mount Healthy schools tells The Cincinnati Enquirer her suburban Cincinnati district has no choice but to put the back on the ballot.  She says the schools have had to slash programs that benefit students.

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PoliticsOhio
5:41 pm
Fri May 6, 2011

Mixed Results In Greene County On Levies And Issues

In this week's PoliticsOhio, Emily McCord speaks to Mark Gokavi, a reporter for the Dayton Daily News who covers Greene County. They discuss the results of the Fairborn charter amendments, the rejection of several school levies, and why voters are finding confusion when going to the polls to vote on school issues.

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