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New Changes to Ohio Graduation Requirements Provide Students with Flexibility in Demonstrating Readiness for Life After High School

Aug 20, 2019 by Rhonda J. Porter

Recent changes to Ohio law have implemented a new set of graduation requirements for high school students in the classes of 2023 and beyond. Ohio’s new graduation requirements offer...

Court denies joint vocational school district’s order to compel Ohio tax commissioner

Aug 22, 2017 by

Court denies joint vocational school district’s order to compel Ohio tax commissioner to apply reduction factors and to calculate certain tax rates. In State ex rel. Delaware Joint...

Developing “Appropriately Ambitious” IEPs for Students with Disabilities

Apr 10, 2017 by

Background The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) offers states federal money to help educate students with disabilities. As part of IDEA, school officials, working together...

Should Schools Copy Expulsion Notices to a Student's Permanent Record?

Aug 02, 2016 by

Copying an expulsion notice into a student’s file as soon as it is issued may seem like a good idea, but based on a recent appellate court ruling, schools might consider adopting a policy...

First U.S. Court of Appeals Holds That Transgender Students Allowed to Use Bathroom of Identified Gender

May 09, 2016 by

In a Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals decision in April 2016, the court held that students in schools that receive federal funds may use the bathroom reserved for the gender they identify...


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