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Summary of SB216 The Ohio Public School Deregulation Act

SB216 Ohio Public School Deregulation Act is intended to reduce regulations and mandates for local schools to increase local control, improve efficiency, and reduce costs, while still supporting improved student achievement.  Continue reading

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE SEPTEMBER 23, 2017

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FY18 Appropriations and More: The U.S. House and Senate returned to Washington D.C. in early September and surprisingly passed legislation (H.R. 601), that included $15.3 billion for Harvey relief; extended the national debt limit; and funded government agencies through December 8, 2017. President Trump signed the resolution into law on September 8, 2017. Continue reading

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OVERVIEW OF AM. SUB. HB49 BIENNIAL BUDGET

The Ohio General Assembly approved the two-year state operating budget, Am. Sub. HB 49 (R. Smith), on June 27, 2017 and Governor Kasich signed it into law on June 30, 2017.

Governor Kasich, exercising his line-item veto authority, struck-down 47 provisions, including 13 education-related provisions, before signing the bill into law on June 30, 2017. Details about the education-related vetoes are included in the appendix. (Read the governor’s “Veto Message.”) Continue reading

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