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6 Long Island school districts went back to the voting polls to re-propose their school budgets, after being rejected in late May.  The North Babylon school district, above, proposed the same exact budget, unchanged, that was defeated in May- a percentage increase of 3.4, nearly a full 1% increase over the tax levy cap.  Since most of the original budget proposals surpassed the tax levy cap, the school districts needed a 60% majority ruling in favor for it to pass.  All 6 school board budgets had passed the second time around.  

6 Long Island school districts went back to the voting polls to re-propose their school budgets, after being rejected in late May.  The North Babylon school district, above, proposed the same exact budget, unchanged, that was defeated in May- a percentage increase of 3.4, nearly a full 1% increase over the tax levy cap.  Since most of the original budget proposals surpassed the tax levy cap, the school districts needed a 60% majority ruling in favor for it to pass.  All 6 school board budgets had passed the second time around.