Protest held in Columbus over fatal police shooting of teen

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Dozens of demonstrators protesting the fatal police shooting of a 13-year-old black boy brought a city council meeting to a halt Monday in Columbus as they called for an independent investigation.

  • Written by ANN SANNER, Associated Press

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

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Enrollment at Ohio's largest online charter school is nearly 60 percent lower than originally reported, potentially jeopardizing about $60 million of the e-school's state funding from last year, a state education official says in a letter released Monday.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, AP Statehouse Correspondent

Judge orders girls' bathroom access for transgender student

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge rejected a school district's challenge to President Barack Obama's rule on transgender bathrooms on Monday, ordering a biologically male student who identifies as female be treated "like the girl she is."

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press