Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 4:57 PM
Wednesday afternoon, the Ohio House did not pass a bill that would have increased the number of calamity days school districts can use during bad weather.
The Columbus Dispatch reports some Republican lawmakers in the House balked at the idea of giving students more days off, and paying teachers for days they didn't work.
While school districts that have exceeded their snow days are waiting anxiously to find out if they need to make up that time before June, the legislature's decision won't have any impact on next school year.
Starting fall 2014, the school year will be measured in instructional hours not 182 days the way it is now.
A few things to know about the change: