School districts seek levies

There are 2 comments on the Akron Beacon Journal story from Aug 2, 2008, titled School districts seek levies. In it, Akron Beacon Journal reports that:

Two Summit County school districts seeking new money on Tuesday's special election ballot have cut expenses and reduced their levy requests after voters turned them down in the March primary.

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David

United States

#67 Aug 6, 2008
Why whenever the issue is raised about school levies does the argument default to being about "greedy teachers". Wake-up people the problem is not with the teachers, nor are the voters wrong for not being able to afford to pay more taxes.
The problem is with the way in which Ohio School's are funded; ruled unconstitutional by the Ohio Supreme Court. FYI- other states don't have this problem.
I don't mind people complaining about being short on cash, but don't make it about the teachers. If you're going to participate in this debate, at least be willing to see past the tip of your nose and be informed!!
solitare

Stow, OH

#68 Aug 6, 2008
Captain Cleanup wrote:
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I have comon sense--that's why I voted NO this morning.
Stick to the facts.
Being a parent does NOT make you smart.
Obviously, ignorance is bliss, in your world!

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