Ohio schools’ budget squeeze means fewer teachers (AP / Akron Beacon Journal)

December 26, 2012 – Fewer dollars for Ohio schools has meant fewer teachers in classrooms in many districts across the state. State records show the number of full-time teachers in public schools fell by nearly 6 percent over a decade ending in the 2010-11 school year, and surveys by education associations and the Associated Press indicate the downward trend has continued the past two school years. There’s little expectation of immediate improvement as districts grapple with reduced state funding, declines in property tax revenue and voter reluctance in many districts to approve new levies as households slowly recover from the Great Recession.

Link to Full Article: http://www.ohio.com/news/local/ohio-schools-budget-squeeze-means-fewer-teachers-1.360437

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