Water with unsafe lead amounts found in hundreds of schools

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Responding to the crisis in Flint, Michigan, school officials across the country are testing classroom sinks and cafeteria faucets for lead, trying to uncover any concealed problems and to reassure anxious parents.

  • Written by JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press

New Ohio school barricade rules concern disability group

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio building standards board on Friday gave final approval to rules allowing schools to deploy barricade devices in the event of an active shooter, but a disability rights group said they are not consistent with federal law ensuring equal access.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press