Just to plug Cleveland’s projected budget deficit would cost more than 12 mills (or about $400/$100,000 home), and that doesn’t include any additional investments by the district as envisioned in this plan. Without additional state support, it is difficult to see how these innovations can be realized.But the state provided no additional support, despite the importance the Governor has placed on the success of the Cleveland Plan. Why? Dyer asks this question again today on his blog, pointing out that the $77 million the District needs is only a small portion of what the state has stashed away for a rainy day. The Governor stood at his press event surrounded by Cleveland school kids. Will he still be there for them if the levy fails?
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