News & Updates

Ohio charter school facilities study released

A study recently released by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools and the Colorado League of Charter Schools reveals what Ohio charter school stakeholders already knew: that Ohio charter schools struggle to provide adequate facilities in the face of insufficient capital resources. Read more

Kids enjoy another summer of free meals

The Ohio Department of Education wants to increase participation in the Summer Food Service Program, which allows kids across the state to enjoy free, healthy meals while schools are not in session. Read more

ODE reverses course on 21st Century Grants

After recently announcing that 21st Century Learning Center Grant applications would not be accepted this year, the Ohio Department of Education has reversed its decision and will begin accepting applications in May. Read more

ACT, SAT resources available

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

State education policy efforts will extend beyond ESSA

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Paolo DeMaria recently presented Ohio’s final plan in response to the federal Every Student Succeeds Act to members of the Join Education Oversight Committee.  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.

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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

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

Mapping a Relevant Curriculum

Tuesday April 25, 2017 Columbus 10 am - 3 pm Register

Mapping a Relevant Curriculum

Wednesday April 26, 2017 Cleveland 10 am - 3 pm Register

Spring Drop Out Recovery Roundtable

Thursday April 27, 2017 Columbus 4 pm - 6 pm Register


Tuesday and Wednesday, June 20-21 Columbus Register

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