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Columbus School Levy, Part IV: More on Collective Bargaining Agreements and District Spending

On November 5, 2013, Columbus voters will consider an additional levy of 9.01 mills to fund Columbus City Schools.  For the Columbus taxpayer, this levy will add around $315 in new tax burden for every $100,000 of residential property value.  This tax …

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Columbus School Levy, Part III: Collective Bargaining Agreements and District Spending

On November 5, 2013, Columbus voters will consider an additional levy of 9.01 mills to fund Columbus city schools.  If approved, approximately 11%, or $8.5 million, would go to charter schools, while the majority of the $76.6 million a year …

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Columbus School Levy, Part II: The Data Scandal

On November 5, 2013, Columbus voters will consider an additional levy of 9.01 mills to fund Columbus City Schools.  If approved, approximately 11%, or $8.5 million, would go to charter schools, while the majority of the $76.6 million a year …

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Columbus School Levy, Part I: Putting the Cart Before the Horse

On November 5, 2013, Columbus voters will consider an additional levy of 9.01 mills to fund Columbus city schools.  For the Columbus taxpayer, this levy will add around $315 in new tax burden for every $100,000 of residential property value.  This tax …

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Compensation at Heart of Avon Lake City Schools’ Request for 9 Mill Levy

Earlier this year, the school board for Avon Lake City Schools voted to put a 5-year, 9.04-mill emergency levy on the ballot this November. The levy will cost Avon Lakes taxpayers $276.88 extra each year per $100,000 of home valuation …

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Westerville to Vote on Repealing Portion of Past Operating Levy

According to the Columbus Dispatch, residents of Westerville will have the opportunity this November to repeal 6.71 mills of an 11.4 mill operating levy that was passed back in 2009. A group called Taxpayers for Westerville Schools recently submitted over …

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Cleveland City Schools: A Look at Teachers’ Collective Bargaining Agreements

In the wake of enactment of the Cleveland Plan (HB 525), the Cleveland City Schools announced their intention of asking voters to approve a 15-mill levy this fall.  As voters, and other concerned Ohioans, study the issue it is helpful …

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