Ohio officials encouraged by police standards participation

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state's first standards for police department on use of deadly force, body cameras, hiring and other issues soon will have been adopted by more than 500 agencies, officials said Thursday.

  • Written by KANTELE FRANKO and DAN SEWELL

Ohio graduation rules work group suggests more flexibility

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A work group that reviewed Ohio's new graduation requirements tied to more demanding exams recommends giving the first affected high schoolers more flexibility in how they can earn a diploma in a points-based system.

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