Shrinking enrollment causes problems for suburban Ohio schools

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013

The school year might be finished but there is no end in sight for shrinking enrollments at some once-booming, suburban school systems.

The trend adds to the nervousness of Southwest Ohio school officials and school parents who await the state budget’s unveiling later this month. Smaller enrollment often means less school funding in Ohio’s biennium budgets. And fewer state dollars mean districts often ask voters to pay higher school taxes.

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