Summertime levy elections fare poorly in Ohio

Aug. 7, 2008
Only 28 percent of this week's school district requests were approved
There is never a good time to ask voters for more money for schools, but no election is crueler than the August ballot inOhio. Tuesday was no exception; a dismal 28 percent of school levies were approved. School officials say low voter turnout and family vacations are to blame for the high likelihood of defeat on the summer ballot. To read The Columbus Dispatch article, click here.

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