What's New

Jan 27 2012

More voices on the impact of school choice

As National School Choice Week comes to a close, we’re happy to share with you more quotes from folks in the Ohio choice community about their views on choice or the impact it’s made in their lives or the lives of their students. “I think it is both wonderful and liberating that school choice is mad...
Jan 26 2012

Trailblazers in Ohio’s school choice movement receive recognition

Earlier this week at the Ohio Statehouse – and perfectly timed to coincide with National School Choice Week – School Choice Ohio and the Forum for Educational Options (created by OCQE’s Ron Adler) co-hosted an event to recognize “trailblazers” who’ve cleared the way in expanding quality school choic...
Jan 25 2012

Charter advocates, principals, teachers speak out on School Choice Week

Last week we invited you to participate in National School Choice Week by sharing your thoughts and experiences with school choice so that we could give voice to the many people positively affected by it. We’re happy to share these quotes with you this week in celebration of School Choice Week and t...
Jan 24 2012

Governor Kasich among 2 dozen governors nationwide to recognize School Choice Week

This week OCCS is celebrating National School Choice Week (January 22-28) with supporters of choice in our immediate community, across Ohio, and nationally. (To learn more about events happening across the country, stay up to date here.) Yesterday our friends over at School Choice Ohio posted Gov. K...
Jan 23 2012

Congratulations to seven new graduates of Life Skills of Toledo!

Two weeks ago Lenny Schafer, OCCS Director of Regional Representatives and Special Education, had the honor of delivering a graduation speech to seven graduating students at Life Skills of Toledo. Life Skills of Toledo, an OCCS-sponsored charter school, is among a network of “dropout recovery” chart...