Parents and students of Ohio's online schools fear that when lawmakers pass the state budget, the state's 28 internet-based charter schools will disappear into cyberspace, reports the Cincinnati Enquirer. Lawmakers this week are trying to bridge wide gaps between House and Senate versions of the proposed state budget and plug a projected $3.2 billion hole in revenue projections. Observers predict that some unpopular spending cuts may get a second look, including school cuts. Online charter schools are among the most vulnerable. "My hunch is that the pain will be distributed fairly across the district schools and the brick-and-mortar schools, with...

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