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Lawmaker Wants Superintendent to Discuss Truancy Allegations

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A state lawmaker wants the chance to question Ohio’s top public-schools official about newly surfaced allegations that an online charter school failed to withdraw hundreds of chronically truant students in order to pad its rolls. The Ohio Virtual Academy says it’s followed all reporting laws and attendance-tracking guidelines. State Rep. Teresa… Read More

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Nerds Rejoice! Ratha Con Returns this Weekend


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Ratha Con, Athens’ own pop culture convention, returns to multiple venues around town this weekend. This year’s event kicks off on Friday, May 8 at ARTS/West with a pop culture art exhibit from 6-8 p.m. After the art opening, a screening of Brian Morlean’s short film Mining Moon will be presented, followed by the sci-fi… Read More