Ohio's funding for schools much lower than before recession
Posted September 04, 2012 in Press Releases
It’s unfathomable that we would go backwards, decreasing education funding, when we know it’s the best way to improve skills, help our economy, enrich kids’ lives, and brighten our future.
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Cuts hurt economy in short- and long-term
Ohio has made extensive cuts to school funding since the start of the recession, putting the state’s economy and long-term prosperity in jeopardy.
Investment in Ohio’s K-12 schools is 7.9 percent below 2008 levels, which means the state has made deeper cuts than 25 other states