Statement: Individual District Funding in Gov. Kasich’s School Funding Proposal

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February 7, 2013

Contact: David James, 330-990-5808


The Ohio 8 Coalition's Statement Regarding the State Funding of Individual School Districts in Gov. Kasich's School Funding Proposal


"There are provisions of this proposal that focus on many issues which have been long time priorities within our districts and we are encouraged by that. We are in the process of reviewing the Governor's proposal, but without some critical detail around certain funding provisions(and the numbers behind them), we cannot characterize with certainty the exact impact of this plan on our districts. Total allocations are not enough to illuminate what is a very complex funding system. We look forward, however, to seeing the legislative language in the coming days to help us better understand what this means to our students, staff, teachers and communities"


David James

Co-Chair, The Ohio 8

Superintendent, Akron Public Schools