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News & Updates

Truancy legislation enacted

Legislation passed by the 131st Ohio General Assembly in its “lame duck” year-end session to address student truancy will become effective April 6, 2017. Read more

ODE releases draft statewide ESSA plan

The Ohio Department of Education (ODE) recently released its draft statewide plan to comply with the requirements of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which must be finalized and submitted to the U.S. Department of Education by April 3, 2017. Read more

Significant changes to school funding may — or may not — be made in new state budget

It’s state biennial budget season again, which generally means continued discussion and debate over how best to fund Ohio’s public schools.  Read more

Work group mulls DOR school subcategories

Members of a work group created through charter school “reform” legislation (H.B. 2) passed in 2015 are considering whether the dropout recovery (DOR) school designation is too broad for the 87 diverse schools.  Read more

Application for Sponsorship

The application period for NEW Schools for the 17-18SY is now closed.

Sponsor TRANSFER applications are due by November 1st. Click here for the Transfer Application documents.

If you have any questions, please email Jennifer Schorr at jschorr@buckeyehope.org or call (614) 942-2002.

Annual Report

Professional Development

BCHF Education Division: Professional Development Catalog (2016-17)

Workshops and Events

Click here for list and details of all professional development for 2017

Dynamic Data Dig Using Your Data!

Thursday, Februrary 9, 2017 Columbus 10 am - 3 pm Register

Close Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum

Wednesday February 15, 2017 Columbus 10 am - 3 pm Register

Effective Mathematics Instruction

Thursday March 2, 2017 Columbus 10 am - 3 pm Register

Effective Mathematics Instruction

Thursday March 7, 2017 Cleveland 10 am - 3 pm Register

Close Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum

Wednesday March 10, 2017 Cleveland 10 am - 3 pm Register

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