By John Higgins
Beacon Journal staff writer
Twenty-one area school districts have issues on the May 3 ballot seeking to pass new taxes, renew existing taxes or pass construction bonds.
Districts had to get on the ballot before they knew what would be proposed in Gov. John Kasich's first state budget.
Some of the looming state cuts especially in reimbursement for the elimination of some local business taxes have made passage of local levies all the more critical.
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Full story now online here.
Handy levy chart here.