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TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -
Public Schools is spearheading a major effort to get voters on board with
saving the schools.
administrators are gearing up for a campaign to renew a levy in November. Interim
Superintendent Dr. Romules Durant says the secret weapon will be the community.
levy is not a new tax, it's a renewal of a 6.5 mill levy for another five
years. It would generate $13 million for the district. Durant says he hopes
that a community-driven approach will help secure the vote.
says when he accepted the position of interim superintendent, he signed on top
help carry out the vision for better schools for the community.
put their desires into me, from all walks, from the business community, the
faith-based community, the families in that area, and I want to give every bit
of me back to this community," he said. "Many people think that I'm stretching
myself too thin, but the reality is that I live this work."