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Teachers Head Back To Classrooms Without Contracts

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The Ohio Education Association calls the lack of teacher contracts a "perfect storm" of budget cuts, shifting policies, and expiring labor deals.
7:31AM
August
22, 2013

The Ohio Education Association calls the lack of teacher contracts a “perfect storm” of budget cuts, shifting policies, and expiring labor deals.

Ohio School Districts Can Now Seek “Safety Only” Tax Levies

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Chardon High School sits in a mostly-resident neighborhood of the city about 30 miles east of Cleveland. It was the scene last year of fatal violence against students
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July 15, 2013

Since deadly school shootings in Chardon, Ohio and Newtown, Connecticut, Ohio educators and lawmakers looked for more effective ways to prevent violence in schools. Tucked into the new state budget is a measure that allows Ohio school districts to ask voters for tax money specifically earmarked for school safety or security.