Calamity Days

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6:31 am
Thu April 17, 2014

CCS Students Get Homework To Make Up For Calamity Days

Columbus City Schools officials say students will have to do work at home to make up for classes canceled during the winter.

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6:57 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Bad Weather Could Force Changes In School Meals Programs

Thousands of families had to find different ways to feed their kids after multiple calamity days at schools cut them off from access to free or reduced-priced meals.

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6:47 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Legislature Approves Calamity Days Bill

The Ohio Legislature has approved a compromise bill giving Ohio school districts four extra calamity days this year.

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7:16 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

Calamity Day Bill Clears Conference Committee

State lawmakers have struck a compromise on what to do about missed school days around Ohio brought on by the season's extreme winter weather. 

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7:23 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Lawmakers Fail To Agree On Calamity Days Bill

The Ohio House has rejected Senate changes to a bill giving school districts extra calamity days this year.

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3:56 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Ohio House Approves Bill Expanding Calamity Days

The Ohio House has approved a plan to let schools take up to four additional calamity days this year because of the poor winter weather.

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5:24 pm
Wed February 12, 2014

Ohio House Postpones Vote On Additional Calamity Days

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.

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10:03 am
Wed February 12, 2014

Snow Days Mean Kids Go Without Free/Reduced Meals

There is another serious problem caused by the snow that may go overlooked.

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9:58 am
Wed February 12, 2014

Ohio Schools Given More Time For Achievement Tests

Ohio's state superintendent is giving schools an extra week to administer required state achievement tests to third- through eighth-graders due to the effects of severe winter weather that has delayed and canceled classes. 

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12:23 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Seniors Could Skip Make-Up Days Under Ohio bill

An Ohio proposal would let high school seniors be excused from certain school days their district must make up because of weather-related closures. 

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5:10 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Run Of Calamity Days May Leave Students Unprepared For Standardized Tests

Many  Ohio’s schools have been forced to close during the bad winter weather. Some districts have exhausted their calamity days.

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10:34 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Governor And Legislators Call For More Calamity Days This Year

Governor Kasich is calling on Ohio lawmakers to give the state’s schools extra snow days this year.

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8:05 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

Online Instruction Gives Schools Flexibility During Calamities

Many school districts are close to using all of the calamity days they’ve set aside for the school year.

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10:51 am
Wed January 22, 2014

Many Factors Determine School Closings And Delays

Most school districts in central Ohio today are holding regular sessions while some opted for a two-hour delay.

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