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May 01 2017

Fulbright Award winner pens letter thanking OCA for her success

Former Ohio Connections Academy student, Alex LeViness, reaches out to OCA to express her graititude for online learining: Hi Ms. Brennan, I am a former student and have been thinking recently of getting in touch with the Ohio Connections Academy administration to let you know how much your program...
Apr 20 2017

Six former Performance Academies students among the graduates at Cristo Rey with a 100% college acceptance rate

Everyone in Cristo Rey’s first graduating class is going to college! The Class of 2017 at Cristo Rey Columbus High School paraded like rock stars through the gymnasium on Wednesday to clapping and shrieking from the underclassmen. And in an important way, they are: All 47 seniors have been accepted...
Mar 28 2017

Is the Sun Shining on Your Board Meetings?

Ohio's Sunshine Law has very specific parameters that charter school boards must follow both in their meetings and in the documents related to their work. Buckeye Charter School Board, Inc. (BCSB) has created a new Sunshine Law book for 2017 and it is now available on their Resource page on their NE...
Mar 23 2017

School Choice Rally at the Ohio Statehouse

It's almost that time... Every year, National Charter Schools Week gives us the chance to raise awareness about our amazing schools. Whether it’s highlighting the academic successes of our students or the strong parental demand for more schools, we have a lot to celebrate and share. We're excited fo...
Jan 11 2017

OCCS Partners with The Toledo Walleye on Street Hockey Program

Ohio Council of Community Schools and the Toledo Walleye will launch the Walleye Street Hockey program beginning in January 2017. The street hockey program gives kids in our Toledo schools the opportunity to learn the basic skills of hockey played in the gymnasium or on the playground, while rewardi...