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School district hosts breakfast to woo voters

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Springfield Local Schools have a 7.9 mill levy on the August Ballot. They say it will help stabilize finances and prevent cuts to transportation and staff.

The district hosted a pancake breakfast on Saturday to support passage of that levy. Springfield Superintendent Michael O'Shay says the issue is critical. ""The funding structure in the state of Ohio is such that we're required to go back to our stakeholders in the community to ask for support and so to continue the kind of services, the quality of services, to maintain the excellent school system we have, it's essential that we pass this levy."

The levy would generate around 5.5 million dollars and cost the owner of a $100,000 home roughly $280 per year.
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