Voters Approve School Levies in Two Districts, Fail in One

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As students are returning for the first days of classes, school districts across the state went to voters in hopes of passing supplemental levies, among them a slate of Southwestern Idaho districts.

Several districts managed to pass levies on Aug. 27, among them the Emmett school district where voters approved a two-year, $2.8 million levy, and the Parma District, in which a 10-year, $2.5 million level won 79 percent of the vote.

Unfortunately, the Homedale District didn't see the same support. Voters there rejected a proposal for a two-year, $968,200 levy.

Editors Note: This blog was corrected to reflect the Aug. 27 vote results. We regret the error.