What Do Ohio Students Need to Get to School Every Day?

Mar 19, 2017
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The Ohio State Board of Education is working on a model policy to ensure fewer students miss school.

Students who miss a lot school fall behind. It's a national problem.

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One of the education bills sitting in the Ohio General Assembly deals with truancy. And although lawmakers are on break through the November elections, a top state senator has at least one change in mind.  

The truancy bill creates several provisions to help a child who is consistently absent, including intervention teams that can help that child avoid the court system.