School Construction

Exterior of the Washington Court House auditorium
Dan Konik / Ohio Public Radio

School districts who are building new schools with state money are sometimes surprised by one of the rules. Those dollars cannot be used for something that is in many of the older buildings being replaced — auditoriums.

That creates some tough decisions for school districts as they decide how to move forward with their building plans. 

Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger
Jo Ingles / Ohio Public Radio

Republican leaders in the Ohio House have a session scheduled for tomorrow morning. But there’s no word yet on whether lawmakers will try to override Gov. John Kasich’s line item vetoes in the state budget.