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Cleveland schools ask for tax increase in a pandemic — because of the pandemic |

Issue 68 is on ballots this November to renew a tax that accounts for 12% of the district’s budget and adds 5 mills to cover expenses, in part incurred by the coronavirus pandemic. The measure would also extend the tax’s renewal cycle, set at four years and renewed twice, to 10 years.

The news article details costs associated with the pandemic, reasons for the levy, and the group opposed to it.