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Cuyahoga Falls, Woodridge Expected to Get Boost in State Funding

State funding to both schools is expected to increase over the next two years.

Both Cuyahoga Falls and Woodridge are big winners in state funding over the next two years.

The Cuyahoga Falls school district is expected to get nearly $12 million in 2014 from state funding, according to preliminary numbers from the Ohio Department of Education.

That is $1 million more than in 2013, when the district received just under $11 million, an increase of  10 percent.

In 2015 the state is expected to dish out $12.7 million to the district, another six percent boost, resulting in another $690,000.

Woodridge should receive more than $1 million in 2014, a 129% increase from the $472,000 they got in 2013.

In 2015 they are expected to receive around $1.4 million, another 25 percent boost.

2013 2014 Increase 2015 Increase Cuyahoga Falls $10,933,634 $11,970,037 10% $12,657,275 06% Woodridge $472,061 $1,080,736 129%  $ 1,350,920 25%

In May, voters will decide whether or not to pass a for the Cuyahoga Falls City School district. 

Woodridge passed a 6.83-mill levy in November.

The specific numbers for school funding in Gov. John Kasich's budget were released on Wednesday afternoon.

Earl Elevant February 08, 2013 at 07:40 AM
Let's put a levy on the ballot: The schools can pay homeowners this time. But it's just a couple dollars per homeowner per month...
Adam C. Miller February 08, 2013 at 01:15 PM
Looks like we won't need that levy in May...
Earl Elevant February 08, 2013 at 05:22 PM
Of course they'll still need it. They've got lots of uses for our money. They just have to take it from us first.

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