Ohio budget would cut charter spending

Feb. 5, 2009
Charter schools in the state would lose more than $100 million

Charter schools inOhio would lose more than $100 million in state funding next year under Gov. Ted Strickland's proposed budget. Strickland's office says the two-year budget proposal would reduce state funding for charter schools from $617 million in the current school year to $497.4 million in the next school year. Then it would increase to $533.7 million the following school year. About 83,000 students attend Ohio's 330 or so charter schools.
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