What's New

Feb 02 2015

Dropout prevention and recovery programs- We are asking the wrong questions

Click here to read OCCS' Executive Director Lenny Schafer's release on dropout prevention and recovery programs. 
Jan 30 2015

SunBridge Schools featured on ABC Channel 13 news

SunBridge Schools, a Toledo-based charter school sponsored by OCCS serving students in grades K-5, was featured on ABC Channel 13 news for the school’s partnership with the School for Autistically Impaired Learners (SAIL). SunBridge Schools includes autistic students in the school’s traditional clas...
Jan 28 2015

OCCS cohosts School Choice Week celebration

School choice supporters from across the state gathered Monday, January 26th at the Capitol Theatre, Riffe Center to celebrate National School Choice Week. Although a snowstorm hindered travel and cancelled schools around the city, the rally went on as scheduled. OCCS’ Director of School Fiscal Serv...
Jan 22 2015

Founder of Performance Academies quoted in an article in Columbus Parent

Dr. Myrrha Satow, co-founder of Performance Academies charter schools, was recently quoted in an aticle in Columbus Parent discussing school choice. The article, “Parents get schooled on their child’s education,” explains the benefits of school choice, and various school choice options that parents...
Jan 20 2015

Forbes: “Charters do better at educating poor students and black students”

This week, Forbes published an article pointing out that charter schools, on average, educate poor students and black students better than traditional public schools in national studies, and that this accomplishment should celebrated. The article, “The Unappreciated Success of Charter Schools,” stat...