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A New Back-to-School Challenge: Making Sure Grandma Can Enroll Grandchildren

It’s a sunny Saturday afternoon just weeks before the first day of school, and Barb Pasela has shown up at a former elementary school in Parma. The building is being used for what’s called a kinship care workshop, and volunteer law students are manning the registration table for a day-long event. Attorneys are milling around, [...]

New Schools Sit Empty as Enrollment Hopes Meet Reality

Through the Ohio School Facilities Commission, the state has spent nearly $11 billion to build or renovate schools around the state. But about $40 million worth of new schools in three Dayton-area districts have been taken out of service because projections used to build the facilities grossly miscalculated the student enrollments the districts would have, [...]

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