House Republicans’ concerns about giving students too many days off and paying school personnel for days not worked stalled a bill yesterday that would give Ohio districts four additional calamity days because of the brutal winter. Snow and frigid temperatures already have prompted a number of Ohio districts to close for at least nine days this year; that’s the new maximum under the bill, which was scheduled for a vote yesterday but was instead passed over. Go to Source
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Christopher Williams believes that one little box changed the trajectory of his life.
Williams has been to prison more than once. When he was inside, he tried to prepare himself for the outside, for a chance to move on from the thing for which he’d done his time, by participating in job training programs and GED classes. But when he got out, that box — the box on job applications that asks if the applicant has ever been arrested or convicted of a crime — stopped him in his tracks.
The plastic surgeons have told Lauren Mann there’s not much they can do — she’ll pretty much have to live with the scars streaking her face, arms and legs. The Ohio Supreme Court ruled yesterday that the 23-year-old Columbus woman can return to court to accuse an apartment-complex owner of negligence and seek damages for her injuries. Go to Source