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Students at Cleveland Elementary School receive instructions before heading into the building for the first day of school in this 2020 file photo. An Elkhart Community Schools referendum will be put on the ballot on May 4 asking voters to approve property tax increases to renew the district’s existing transportation referendum and to bolster employee salaries and insurance benefits.

ELKHART — Elkhart Community Schools will host a series of town halls urging voters to say yes to an upcoming referendum that would garner more than $120 million for the district over the next eight years.

During the town halls, Superintendent Steve Thalheimer will answer questions concerning the district, the upcoming referendum and the impacts of the referendum, according to a news release from Stronger Elkhart, a political action committee in support of the referendum.

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