Feds release, but restrict, Ohio's $71M charter school grant

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education is releasing a disputed $71 million grant to Ohio to aid high-performing charter schools, but with strings attached.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, AP Statehouse Correspondent

Appeals court: Only 1 Ohio ballot rule a burden on voters

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal appeals court blocked rules requiring precise completion of thousands of absentee ballots in swing state Ohio, but upheld other challenged election-law changes in a Tuesday ruling as legal and not unduly burdensome.

  • Written by ANN SANNER, Associated Press, JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press

Ohio, online charter battle in court over student log-ins

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's largest online charter school wants taxpayers to give it $106 million in annual funding regardless of whether students log in or regularly participate in classes, the state argued in court.


Democrat Fought, only candidate, takes Ohio special primary

WEST CHESTER, Ohio (AP) — A former congressional staffer on Tuesday clinched, without opposition, the Democratic nomination to oppose former House Speaker John Boehner's successor in his western Ohio district.

  • Written by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press