Toledo’s charter schools on par with districts
The Toledo Blade recently published a story comparing the advantages, criticisms, and performance of Toledo area charter schools to traditional public schools. The author (using data) explains that while charter schools typically perform similarly to district schools, for many families, the appeal of charters often extends beyond academics. As one parent said, “I’m totally sold on the charter school as far as small school class sizes, the individuality the kids get, and just the love that all the administrators show.”
Communities in Schools expands its reach to charters
Communities in Schools of Central Ohio has helped Columbus City School’s students overcome at-home challenges and improve performance, attendance, and behavior for 25 years. The group recently expanded its work to charter schools, including two of the Graham Schools. You can read more about the work they’re doing for students and families here.
Ohio’s first tuition-free, public classical school to open in Toledo
More news from Toledo: Ohio’s first public, tuition-free classical school, the Northwest Ohio Classical Academy, is expected to open next year. The K-8 academy is expected to serve around 250 students and will...