Critics of a law initially aimed at helping schools weather a substitute teacher shortage worry provisions on charter school accountability could help poorly performing school sponsors escape consequences.
The General Assembly finalized legislation containing a raft of primary and secondary education policy changes Wednesday ahead of summer recess.
Witnesses opposing legislation that would criminalize abortion in Ohio if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade told a House panel Thursday such a policy would discourage doctors from practicing in the state.
Bipartisan legislation that would prevent Ohio third graders who fail to meet an English language arts assessment benchmark from being automatically held back cleared the House Primary & Secondary Education Committee on Tuesday.
Legislation to authorize community solar projects attracted an array of changes in committee Tuesday, including language to mitigate costs.
Ohio's K-12 districts and schools would be required to post online a list of textbooks and syllabi they intend to use by July 1 under legislation that received its first hearing from a House panel Tuesday.