COLUMBUS — It’s true, snow ‘days’ are history. Ohio has now switched to an hour based schedule instead of required days in school. Instead of making up missed days, schools will have to make up missed hours. Under the new system, a typical school has well over the minimum hours, so they could have […]

  COLUMBUS, OH (WOIO) – Ohio school superintendents can now breathe a sigh of relief! Gov. John Kasich signed the bill Wednesday giving districts four extra calamity days. This is only for the 2013-2014 school year, because so many districts used more than the five allowable days due to the snow and arctic cold.   READ […]

  (Toledo News Now) – State lawmakers are hung up over how many extra calamity days to give Ohio schools this year after hazardous winter weather. Snow and frigid temperatures led many districts across Ohio to exhaust their five allowable calamity days. Some canceled classes for 10 or more days. The House rejected Senate changes […]

COLUMBUS, OH (WOIO) – Monday, Gov. John R. Kasich urged the Ohio General Assembly and Ohio Department of Education to work together on legislation providing a one-time increase in the number of days that schools can take off because of snow or bad weather. Kasich said a one-time increase of just a few days is […]