Fact or Fiction

    As a dynamic learning community of over 4800 students, 680 staff and an overall community of 20,000, New Albany-Plain Local Schools tries to provide as much information on the workings of the district as possible. We realize that we are in the middle of a vibrant and active community with a number of communication channels and sources.

    The district is launching "Fact or Fiction" to better communicate and inform everyone in our learning community and address questions and rumors when known. Whether it is on the sidelines at the soccer game, at Starbucks, in your neighborhood or in the grocery store, we want to be your trusted source for accurate information about our school district.

    Have you heard a rumor and want an answer directly from the source?
    E-mail us at news@napls.us.

    Rumor: The school district receives increased revenue from a levy if home values rise. (Answered by Mark Neff, Local Realtor)

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    Rumor: The state funds private schools in Ohio at a higher amount per student than it provides to New Albany. (Answered by Mike Klein, School Board Member)
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    Rumor: The combined operating (general revenue) and permanent improvement (funding for repairs, buses and technology) levy on the ballot is a replacement. (Answered by Becky Jenkins, CFO/Treasurer)
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    Rumor: The district paid for a $100,000 Steinway piano at the McCoy Community Center for the Arts(Answered by Amy Cook, Elementary Music Teacher)
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