District Superintendent Takes Stance on Countywide School Levy

(North Canton, Ohio) – The North Canton School District Superintendent issues a public statement announcing his position on the school levy on the ballot in a special election this month.

Superintendent Jeff Wendorf issued a public statement to encourage voter participating. Voters in participating school districts to approve a 1.49 mill levy to help fund school safety and security measures as well as mental health services.

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The following is the letter verbatim:

“On August 7th, Stark County area residents will have the opportunity to vote on a special election to create an ongoing funding source to make our school safer and more secure for teaching and learning.

Should the countywide levy pass on August 7th, the North Canton City Schools will utilize our portion of the funding for improvements and additions in the area of safety staff, including school resource officers, mental health support specialists, surveillance systems, districtwide alert systems, as well as student, staff, parent, and community education regarding safety and security. North Canton City Schools has total control over how our monies will be spent that are generated from this levy.

Because the safety of our students and staff is of utmost importance in today’s world, I encourage all of our residents to exercise their civic duty and vote on August 7th.”

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