Ohio House approves 4 more calamity days for schools

Thursday, February 20, 2014

After a spirited debate, the Ohio House passed a bill Wednesday waiving up to four extra calamity days for Ohio students, but requiring teachers to do professional development work on the third and fourth of those days.

The bill will be considered next by the Ohio Senate.

The vast majority of local school districts have already exceeded the state limit of five calamity days allowed without triggering makeup days.

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