Kyrene School District override appears to pass

Kyrene School District's 15% maintenance and operations budget override appears to have passed, according to unofficial election results from Maricopa County Elections. (Courtesy Unsplash)
Kyrene School District's 15% maintenance and operations budget override appears to have passed, according to unofficial election results from Maricopa County Elections. (Courtesy Unsplash)

Kyrene School District's 15% maintenance and operations budget override appears to have passed, according to unofficial election results from Maricopa County Elections. (Courtesy Unsplash)

Kyrene School District's 15% maintenance and operations budget override appears have passed, according to unofficial election results from Maricopa County Elections.

Kyrene has been operating under a locally supported M&O override since 2003. An override allows local voters to approve additional funding for school district operating costs.

“We are thankful for such strong community support,” KSD Superintendent Laura Toenjes said in a news release. “With voter approval, this override continuation will generate $13.8 million in additional maintenance and operations funding which is equivalent to 200 teaching positions or approximately 20% of all Kyrene teachers.”

According to the most recent tabulation of ballots Nov. 3, 61% of voters were in favor of the override.

All results are unofficial until canvassed.

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