Ohio wants 4,700 educators back in fingerprint-check system

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — About 4,700 Ohio-licensed educators are missing from Ohio's fingerprint-tracking system that helps notify their employers about any new criminal charges against them, so they're being asked to voluntarily be fingerprinted again and get background checks while officials seek to fix a loophole that led to the problem.

  • Written by KANTELE FRANKO , Associated Press