Education & Elections, how POLITICO missed the mark

Education & Elections, how POLITICO missed the mark POLITICO’s story, “GOP schooled on education politics,” falls far short of conveying the reality of the midterm elections, the impact education is having on this cycle, and leaves readers largely uniformed. The … Continued

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Kasich Signs New Bipartisan Educational Choice Program into Law

New income-based scholarship program will provide low-income families with access to a quality education WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 1, 2013) -The American Federation for Children (AFC), the nation’s voice for educational choice, today praised Ohio Gov. John Kasich and the Ohio … Continued

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Ohio Legislature Passes Expansion of Cleveland Voucher Program

The following is a statement from Ohio State Rep. Bill Patmon (D): Mid-biennium budget review amendment eliminates parental co-pay for Cleveland families COLUMBUS, Ohio – State Representative Bill Patmon today announced that among the provisions included in House Bill 487, … Continued

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NEWS: Ohio School Vouchers Flourish as Application Periods Close

COLUMBUS, Ohio (April 16, 2012)–The Ohio Department of Education announced today that 18,928 applications were submitted for two state-funded scholarship programs. The department received a total of 17,438 applications for the EdChoice Scholarship Program, which includes 3,814 new applicants. In … Continued

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NEWS: Special Needs Students Accelerate With Ohio Scholarship Program

From The Sandusky Register in Ohio: For years, Denny and Barb Wetzel rarely heard good reports from school about their son Jonathan. The 9-year-old boy is autistic and has behavioral problems that can lead to violent meltdowns. Something as simple … Continued

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RELEASE: More Than 100,000 Student Eligible for EdChoice Program

From School Choice Ohio: COLUMBUS, Ohio, (Oct. 17, 2011) — More than 100,000 students who attend 226 school buildings in 29 districts located across the state are eligible to apply for an EdChoice scholarship for the 2012-2013 school year, according … Continued

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