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The Ohio Department of Education this week releases report cards for the state’s more than 600 school districts. The grades comes as a Republican lawmaker continues pushing a bill to, once again, overhaul the report card system.

A classroom at Cleveland's John Hay High School.
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Ohio Board of Education members will wait until the fall to consider a resolution that proposes some drastic changes to the state report cards for schools and school districts. A delay on the resolution doesn’t mean the end of discussions about potential modifications.

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The fight over the next Speaker of the Ohio House continues to take strange turns.

Ohio Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor
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With a week to go before the primary election, a supporter of Republican governor candidate Mike DeWine is claiming that a $3 million loan to the campaign of DeWine’s opponent was an illegal contribution.

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A new proposal would overhaul Ohio's state report-card system. The bill would back off of the “A” through “F” grading scheme and offer a more comprehensive view.

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An Ohio lawmaker is invoking former Cleveland Browns owner Art Modell is his efforts to keep the Columbus Crew SC from leaving the city.

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The bad grades for many school districts in the latest round of report cards has upset some parents and school officials. And now they’ve angered a state lawmaker who says he’s writing a bill to change the report cards.

The House passed a bill that would stop the state from enforcing an increased use of green energy for three years.