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Colorado Votes On Tax Request Similar To Rejected Ohio Proposal

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8:19AM
November 5, 2013

Fifteen years after Ohio voters soundly rejected a proposal to fund schools with a state income tax hike, voters in Colorado are considering something similar.

Left-Leaning Think Tank: Proposed Budget Hurts Public Schools

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The report from Innovation Ohio says if the current version of the budget passes, most of the state's public school districts would see funding fall below 2010-2011 levels, and a quarter of all public schools would see funding below current levels.
7:53AM
June
25, 2013

A left leaning think tank says the proposed two year state budget would help private and charter schools, but would hurt public schools.

School Funding Details Leave Some Confused

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8:01AM
February
7, 2013

Districts around the state are getting details on how Gov. John Kasich’s proposed two-year budget would affect their bottom line.

Governor Kasich Unveils Education Overhaul

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Gov. John Kasich releasing details about his education plan on Thursday.
2:36PM
January 31, 2013

Ohio’s governor is proposing a school-funding overhaul he says will help poor districts compete more evenly while introducing changes to promote innovation and performance.

New Study Takes Aim At State Education Cuts

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8:31AM
January
30, 2013

As Republican Gov. John Kasich prepares to release a new proposal for funding Ohio’s school, a liberal policy group is touting a new study they say shows the current state budget has been a disaster for schools.

Kasich Expected To Unveil Ed. Plan In Online Town Hall Meeting

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Gov. John Kasich is hosting an online town hall meeting Thursday at 6 p.m. at www.kasichforohio.com.
7:22AM
January
29, 2013

The Republican governor is expected this week to lay out his proposals for Ohio’s school funding and other education changes.

School Funding Debates Reignites At Statehouse

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Ohio’s school funding system was deemed unconstitutional in 1997 because it relies too heavily on property taxes.
7:29AM
May
31, 2012

Critics continue to call on state lawmakers to change the way Ohio funds local school districts, a method that was ruled unconstitutional 15 years ago.