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“Ban-The-Box” Legislation Will Impact How Schools Review Applicants

Feb 01, 2016 by

House Bill 56 goes into effect on March 23, 2016.  The bill will prohibit public schools from including a request for criminal background information on employment applications.  The bill,...

Permanent Disability Requirements Under the State Teachers Retirement System

Jan 15, 2016 by

A new case from the Ohio Supreme Court changes how the State Teachers Retirement Board (STRB) grants permanent disability benefits. In State ex rel. Menz v. State Teachers Retirement Board...

What You Need to Know: Changes to Career Technical Education

Apr 18, 2015 by

The Ohio State legislature recently made several changes to career-technical education that will apply in 2015-2016. Below is one of many details. Adopting a career advising policy An...

College Credit Plus : What You Need to Know

Mar 17, 2015 by

College Credit Plus (CC+) is a new program for the 2015-2016 school year that can help students earn college and high school credits simultaneously. As with most new programs, you may need...

Random Drug Testing

Dec 02, 2014 by

A number of Ohio School Districts are considering whether to pass random drug testing policies.  A random drug testing policy, in general, is a policy testing groups of students, on a...

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