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Brittany Robertson and Audrey Napier are the mother and grandmother of 11-year-old Elizabeth “Lizzie” Robertson-Rutland, who died after two cars hit and then ran her over as she was walking to her school bus on Sept. 18.
Karen Kasler

State lawmakers are looking at a bill that would hike the penalties for passing a school bus as it’s picking up or dropping off kids.

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Both the House and Senate increased the amount the state will spend on its 610 school districts beyond Gov. John Kasich’s original budget proposal. But school leaders are concerned about a big cut that’s remained through all three versions of the budget.