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The Ohio Department of Education is authorized by state law to base the funding of internet- or computer-based community schools, such as the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT), on the duration of student participation, and not only on the “learning opportunities offered” to students, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled recently.
The blockchain industry, in which technology can transmit and store electronic records for a variety of other industries, including financial, supply chain management and health care, is gaining traction in Ohio and Gov. John Kasich recently signed new legislation to support the technology.
The ABA House of Delegates wrapped up its two-day meeting in Chicago, after approving a new membership model, updating lawyer-client communication model rules and urging the U.S. government to never again pursue the policy of separating families at the southern U.S. border.
As cybersecurity professionals and business leaders continue to bolster their 21st century data security plans, hackers maintain a pace just a few steps ahead of their marks.
The United States Attorney’s Office and Cleveland Clinic, together with numerous community partners, will be hosting a daylong conference on Sept. 6 focused on solutions to the opioid and narcotics epidemic.
A new report about the opioid crisis in America is the outcome of the American Bar Association’s Senior Lawyers Division recent Opioid Summit in Chicago.
Ohio’s 529 Plan, CollegeAdvantage, recently updated our Advantage Age-Based Portfolios (AABP), a blend of active management and passive-index based portfolios, to adopt new funds based on the your child’s year of college enrollment.
August is the month America celebrates our tradition of farmers' markets and the Ohio Department of Aging is no exception. Ohio’s farmers’ markets link older adults to fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables that not only help older adults and the people who care for them maintain a delicious, nutritious diet, but provide so much more.
The Ohio Supreme Court ruled recently that the Summit County juvenile court did not follow the law when it allowed a 15-year-old human-trafficking victim to face adult charges for her role in the robbery and murder of the man who trafficked her. However, the Court affirmed the girl’s conviction and 21-years-to-life prison sentence.
From attacks on the personal and financial data of JP Morgan Chase customers and Uber users and drivers to the massive breaches reported by Equifax and the U.S. government's Office of Personnel Management, cybersecurity experts expect such failures to become more commonplace.
A Canadian man was charged in federal court after sending scores of messages over social media attempting to coerce an 11-year-old from Ohio to engage in sexual activity.
Cyber threats are a very real problem for small businesses.
Two people from Northwest Ohio were indicted for federal firearms crimes.
The Ohio Supreme Court suspended a Hinckley attorney recently for engaging in a pattern of dishonesty to conceal his siphoning of nearly $51,000 entrusted to him pending the resolution of an ownership dispute between his client and his client’s bankruptcy trustee.
Gov. John Kasich has enacted an initiative that would allow for reinstatement fee reductions for Ohio motorists who have committed certain offenses and resultantly had their driver's licenses suspended.
An Ohio State University-led study of the mosquito-borne Zika virus has resulted in an experimental vaccine that has proven promising in mice.
Permits to participate in controlled hunts will be awarded by lottery
The state may criminalize firearm possession by adults who were adjudicated delinquent for committing certain crimes as juveniles, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled recently, upholding a man’s conviction on that basis.
With many children back to school this month, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) and Ohio Department of Education (ODE) remind parents to visit ChildCareSearch.Ohio.gov when searching for before- and after-school care for their children. Families can search for child care providers by county, city, zip code, program type and Step Up To Quality rating. Step Up To Quality is Ohio's five-star tiered quality rating and improvement system, which recognizes programs that exceed minimum health and safety standards and promote children's learning and development.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine recently announced a plan to create a new program to help Ohio’s local law enforcement agencies purchase body armor vests. The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation has agreed to support funding the effort through a recent expansion of its safety grant program.