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NILES, Ohio - Last week Niles voters rejected two different school levies; now the board of education is trying to figure out what to do next.

The board met tonight for the first time since last week's election.

They plan to schedule a special work session to discuss the district's financial situation.

Since the district will close an elementary school after this school year, they will likely address the issue of needed employee cuts.

We have a number of retirements coming up tonight so we'll take a look at the retirements and the posting of jobs that are available and see where our numbers fall from there," says Niles Interim Superintendent Frank Danso.

Both of the Niles school levies failed last week by nearly 70 percent of the vote.

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