Ohio delays submission of federal ESSA plan
The Ohio Department of Education recently announced that it will delay until September submission of its Every Student Succeeds Act plan. Read more
Crime solving educational materials available through AG
Attorney General Mike DeWIne recently launched the Bureau of Criminal Investigation Science School for fourth-grade students.. Read more
State Board member resigns; vacancy quickly filled
Former State Board of Education president Tom Gunlock recently resigned his seat after six years of service. He is recognized as a champion in holding students to higher learning standards, redesign of Ohio’s report cards, and the Third Grade Reading Guarantee.
On the same day as Gunlock’s resignation, Gov. John Kasich (R-Westerville) announced his appointment of Kara Morgan —a Battelle researcher and Ohio State University professor — to fill the vacant seat.
Board member turnover has been high, with 10 of the 19 members appointed or elected in recent months.
Parents for Charter Schools launched
A new not-for-profit organization is focused on uniting parents to protect and promote school choice in Ohio. Read more
New math, English learning standards approved
The State Board of Education has approved revisions to Ohio’s learning standards for mathematics and English language arts proposed by the Ohio Department of Education. Some of the changes simply reflect instruction already taking place in Ohio’s classrooms. Clarifications in the revised standards will guide districts and schools in reviewing their existing local curricula, instructional plans and resources to see what modifications, but not replacements, they might want to make. Learn more at: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Learning-in-Ohio.
College Credit Plus changes debated
K-12 and higher education stakeholders weigh in on proposed changes to CCP. Read more
NEW SCHOOL/REPLICATING SCHOOL APPLICATION – to open for the 2018-2019 SY
Please review all the application materials included in the link below. A full timeline is provided on page 4.
Final Application 18-19 SY
Appendix D-Response 23a-c FY18
Final BCHF Charter Application Eval Rubric 18-19 SY
Proposal Summary is due July 1, 2017. The FULL Application is due August 1, 2017.
New/Replicating School Application Webinar – Register Here!
We will host a webinar on May 10, 2017 from 3:00pm -4:30 pm to review application components and answer your questions. A recording of the webinar will also be posted on this page for future reference. Please click on the link below to register. Login information will be emailed to you after you register.
SPONSORSHIP TRANSFER APPLICATION
If you are interested in transferring your school sponsorship to Buckeye Community Hope Foundation, please contact Jennifer L. Schorr prior to submitting the Transfer Application contained in the link below. email@example.com or call (614) 942-2002.
BCHF Transfer Written Application 2018-19SY
Transfer Application Item 3 - If Applicable -Measurable SMART Goals Worksheet
Transfer Application Item 10 - Budget and 5 year forecast
Transfer School Item 11 - School Data Dashboard 2018
SPONSORSHIP RENEWAL APPLICATION
Renewal applications will be emailed no later than May 1, 2017 directly to schools whose community school agreement expires on June 30, 2018.
Workshops and Events
|Click here for list and details of all professional development for 2017
Mapping a Relevant Curriculum
Tuesday April 25, 2017 Columbus 10 am - 3 pm Cancelled
Mapping a Relevant Curriculum
Wednesday April 26, 2017 Cleveland 10 am - 3 pm Cancelled
Revised Learning Standards Update
Tuesday May 30, 2017 Columbus 9 am - noon Register
Spring Drop Out Recovery Roundtable
Thursday April 27, 2017 Columbus 4 pm - 6 pm Register
LeadershipSummit - flyer
Tuesday and Wednesday, June 20-21 Columbus Register