Calamity Days CCS Students Get Homework To Make Up For Calamity Days By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Apr 17, 2014 Columbus City Schools officials say students will have to do work at home to make up for classes canceled during the winter. Bad Weather Could Force Changes In School Meals Programs By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Mar 21, 2014 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. Legislature Approves Calamity Days Bill By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Mar 13, 2014 The Ohio Legislature has approved a compromise bill giving Ohio school districts four extra calamity days this year. Calamity Day Bill Clears Conference Committee By Mike Foley, Associated Press & Ohio Public Radio • Mar 11, 2014 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. Lawmakers Fail To Agree On Calamity Days Bill By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio & Associated Press • Feb 27, 2014 The Ohio House has rejected Senate changes to a bill giving school districts extra calamity days this year. Ohio House Approves Bill Expanding Calamity Days By Associated Press & Ohio Public Radio • Feb 19, 2014 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. Ohio House Postpones Vote On Additional Calamity Days By Associated Press • Feb 12, 2014 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. Snow Days Mean Kids Go Without Free/Reduced Meals By Ohio Public Radio • Feb 12, 2014 There is another serious problem caused by the snow that may go overlooked. Ohio Schools Given More Time For Achievement Tests By Associated Press • Feb 12, 2014 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. Seniors Could Skip Make-Up Days Under Ohio bill By Associated Press • Feb 10, 2014 An Ohio proposal would let high school seniors be excused from certain school days their district must make up because of weather-related closures. Run Of Calamity Days May Leave Students Unprepared For Standardized Tests By Ohio Public Radio & Alison Holm • Feb 4, 2014 Many Ohio’s schools have been forced to close during the bad winter weather. Some districts have exhausted their calamity days. Governor And Legislators Call For More Calamity Days This Year By Ohio Public Radio • Jan 27, 2014 Governor Kasich is calling on Ohio lawmakers to give the state’s schools extra snow days this year. Online Instruction Gives Schools Flexibility During Calamities By Ohio Public Radio & Jo Ingles • Jan 22, 2014 Many school districts are close to using all of the calamity days they’ve set aside for the school year. Many Factors Determine School Closings And Delays By Mike Foley & Alison Holm • Jan 22, 2014 Most school districts in central Ohio today are holding regular sessions while some opted for a two-hour delay.