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Lawmakers want to crack down on schools and coaches that force students to participate in only one extra-curricular activity. They say the one-sport rule can hamper a teenager's ability to adapt.

The Lorain City School Board of Education and the district's state-appointed CEO, David Hardy, are locked in a legal battle. State lawmakers say this emphasizes the need for the legislature to overhaul academic distress commissions.

A Hudson High School baseball coach and an umpire argue a call during a game in Hudson, Ohio on April 11, 2019.
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Referees at sporting events are used to being heckled by fans but, sometimes, they are victims of actual assault. A new bill has been introduced in the Ohio Legislature to address that problem.

Columbus City Schools District Office.
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A bipartisan pair of Ohio House lawmakers are floating a plan that would do away with state takeovers of struggling school districts - a prospect currently facing Columbus City Schools.