calamity days http://wyso.org en Ohio House Approves More Snow Days For Schools http://wyso.org/post/ohio-house-approves-more-snow-days-schools <p>Many school districts will likely have to lengthen their calendars this year, but state lawmakers have voted to give them a bit of a break. The Ohio House voted on a bill Wednesday that allows four calamity days that don’t have to be made up, but teachers have a different deal.</p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 12:57:34 +0000 Karen Kasler (Ohio Public Radio) 46139 at http://wyso.org Ohio House Approves More Snow Days For Schools Bill To Extend Snow Days Stalls In Ohio House http://wyso.org/post/bill-extend-snow-days-stalls-ohio-house <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">The Ohio House has held off taking a formal vote on a plan to let schools take up to four additional days off this year because of the season's extreme weather.</span></p><p>At issue is a disagreement over how many days to allow. House Speaker Bill Batchelder says <span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">members plan to take an additional week to continue to work on the number of days in the proposal and review its costs.</span></p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 11:38:41 +0000 Associated Press & Jo Ingles (Ohio Public Radio) 45858 at http://wyso.org Bill To Extend Snow Days Stalls In Ohio House