Provisions on higher education in state budget review pass Ohio House

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Members of the Ohio House of Representatives passed provisions Wednesday for the state's budget review that would alter how the state deals with public higher education.

The bill passed overwhelmingly in the House, coming on the heels of contentious floor debate on another state budget review bill that lasted the better part of two-and-a-half hours.

Provisions in House Bill 484 would make funding for state community, community and technical colleges incentivized based on student success. Rep. Cliff Rosenberger, a Clarksville Republican who sponsored the bill, said the bill would help Ohio lead the nation in tying funding to academic performance.

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