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.