Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich is standing by the head of the state education department in the wake of the controversy surrounding a Dayton charter school.
Public and private schools will be getting an additional 17 million dollars in grants from the state to increase security.
A state legislative panel has approved the first round of education innovation grants through Ohio's Straight A Fund.
State schools superintendent Richard Ross has ordered the closures of two Columbus charter schools and wants to question their sponsoring superintendent.
The Ohio Department of Education says its website has been overwhelmed with visitors seeking access to new school district report cards since their release on Thursday.