Ohio lawmaker wants superintendent to talk e-school truancy

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state lawmaker wants the chance to question Ohio's top public-schools official about newly surfaced allegations that an online charter school failed to withdraw hundreds of chronically truant students in order to pad its rolls.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

State Highway Patrol gets the OK to buy new, $4M helicopter

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state budgetary panel on Monday approved the Ohio State Highway Patrol's request to buy a new, $4.1 million helicopter after the agency cited increasing demand and maintenance on the two helicopters that it operates.

  • Written by ANN SANNER, Associated Press

Lawmakers forward e-school attendance allegations

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State lawmakers said Monday they have referred allegations to authorities that an online charter school failed to dis-enroll hundreds of chronically truant students in order to pad its rolls.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, AP Statehouse Correspondent