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Governor Kasich OKs 4 Extra ‘Snow Days’ For Schools

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Governor Kasich Wednesday signed a bill giving Ohio schools four additional snow days.
12:40PM
March
26, 2014

Gov. John Kasich has signed a bill giving Ohio schools four extra calamity days.

Ohio Lawmakers OK 4 Extra ‘Snow Days’ For Schools

Snow covered street in Hilliard, Ohio.
Governor Kasich is expected to sign a compromise giving Ohio schools four additional snow days.
3:42PM
March
12, 2014

A compromise to give Ohio schools four extra calamity days is headed to Gov. John Kasich’s desk for his expected signature.

Winter Weather Returning After Brief Respite

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Central Ohio is expecting a mix of rain, sleet, and snow beginning Wednesday afternoon.
8:31AM
March
12, 2014

After being teased with a day of spring-like temperatures, Central Ohioans preparing for at least one more blast of winter.

Ohio Senate Puts Own Mark On Calamity-Day Measure

Snow covered street in Hilliard, Ohio.
The Ohio Senate may tweak a House-passed plan to allow school districts to take four additional calamity days because of cold, snowy weather.
1:23PM
February
26, 2014

The Ohio Senate is expected to consider a proposal to let schools take up to four additional calamity days this year, if they first use their five contingency days.

Ohio Schools May Get More Time For Tests

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As Ohio school districts cancel classes again discussion is underway to possibly delay state mandated tests.
10:14AM
February
5, 2014

As many schools canceled classes again today, Ohio education officials say they are considering giving schools more time to administer state achievement tests this spring because students have missed so many days to bad weather.

Gov: Ohio Should Allow More School Calamity Days

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As many Ohio school districts near or exceed their calamity days, Governor John Kasich says the number needs to be expanded this year.
2:00PM
January 27, 2014

Ohio Gov. John Kasich says school districts around the state need their number of weather-related days off increased to accommodate this year’s unusually severe weather.