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. In May, voters will decide whether or not to …
In this letter to the editor, Woodridge Local Schools Superintendent Walter Davis thanks the voters who helped pass Issue 71, and offers remarks on the future of the district.
- W. Davis
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Dear Community Members, Thank YOU! In these challenging times, we acknowledge the sacrifice that residents and businesses continue to make to provide the district with the tools necessary to give Woodridge students the opportunities that a first-class education requires. A new levy is, indeed, a sacrifice for all of you. This levy will enable the district to maintain programs, keep staff, and continue to meet the needs of our students. This levy will play a significant role in our ability to preserve the traditions of excellence that we have all come to expect. Even with these new funds, we will continue to operate with a keen focus on the bottom line. We will conserve where possible, share services with other entities, and seek additional…