Jobs, Busing On The Line After Licking Heights School Levy Fails

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The Licking Heights Local School District Superintendent said that much is on the line after a levy fails at the polls.

Dr. Phillip Wagner said that jobs and busing for high school students could now be on the chopping block.

"In total, we'll have to reduce over 40 staff members before now and June," Wagner said. "High school busing, we're scheduled to eliminate that December 3."

The cuts come as officials must reduce $2.8 million from the budget.

Wagner said that pay-to-play costs could be as high as $475 for each student per year. He said that high school and elementary school staffing would be cut before mid-year.

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