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LIST: This is how much each school district will lose under DeWine's budget cuts

Posted at 11:29 AM, May 07, 2020

CLEVELAND — After Gov. Mike DeWine announced earlier this week that a $300 million cut would come from schools K-12 statewide as part of the bigger plan to reduce the state budget, on Wednesday he released details of how much each district will lose under the budget cuts as a result of the coronavirus crisis.

In several Cleveland-area school districts, including Beachwood City School District, Cuyahoga Heights City School District and Westlake City Schools, cuts calculated by the state are $304 per student.

The school cuts are part of DeWine’s plan to reduce $775 million from the current budget rather than dip into the state’s rainy-day fund.

“Any cut to education is difficult,” DeWine said on Tuesday. “We have an obligation to do our best to balance these cuts and to protect the most vulnerable of our students, and we intend to do that with these cuts. Further, while no one can predict future revenues or exactly where our economy is going, we now need to do everything that we can to try to ensure stability and funding for schools, and some predictability, as much as possible.”

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District will lose an estimated $5.6 million from its $445.6 million funding.

Find the cuts for K-12 school districts in Ohio here.

Find the cuts for Ohio's colleges and universities here.

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