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Heritage Christian Superintendent and Student Testify in Support of HB 200

During House Bill 200’s eighth hearing before the Ohio House Education and Career Readiness Committee, Heritage Christian Superintendent and a student from the school testified before the committee in support of House Bill 200. Sharla Elton, superintendent and principal of Heritage Christian, shared that nearly 78 percent of their students attend school with the help of Ohio’s EdChoice Scholarship…

Student Tells Committee She Wishes She Had a Choice

House Bill 200, which would streamline Ohio’s scholarship programs into one statewide, income-based K-12 program called the Ohio Opportunity Scholarship, recently had its eighth hearing before the Ohio House Education & Career Readiness Committee. During testimony, a public school student shared her story with the committee. Aleecia Johnson wishes she had a choice when it comes to her education.…

Changes Made to House Bill 200

House Bill 200, which would streamline Ohio’s scholarship programs into one statewide, income-based program called the Ohio Opportunity Scholarship, received its eighth hearing recently before the Ohio House Education and Career Readiness Committee. During its hearing, the committee made the following two changes to the bill: Eliminated the portion of the legislation pertaining to Education…

Thankful for School Choice

Here at School Choice Ohio, we are thankful for many things, but most importantly the opportunity to empower Ohio families with the information they need to make the best choices for their children when it comes to their education.  "I am thankful for school choice because it allows my daughter to learn, grow and excel in a homeschool environment, which is specifically designed…

Help Support School Choice: HB 200 Hearing on November 14

On Tuesday, November 14, at 4 p.m., House Bill 200 – the bill that would create the Ohio Opportunity Scholarship Program – will have its seventh hearing before the Ohio House Education and Career Readiness Committee. The bill would create a statewide income-based scholarship program available to students in grades K-12. Legislators and members of the committee need to hear from you about how important…

Scholarship Parents Testify on House Bill 200

House Bill 200, which creates the Ohio Opportunity Scholarship Program, received its sixth hearing last month in the Ohio House Education and Career Readiness Committee. This bill, sponsored by Representative Koehler, is a companion bill to Senator Huffman’s Senate Bill 85 and would create a statewide income-based scholarship program available to students in grades K-12. During the bill hearing,…

Stories of School Choice: Adan's Story

Stories of School Choice At School Choice Ohio, we have the pleasure of working with families who are in the process of finding the best learning environment for their child's needs. We are honored to share their stories with you, so that you can see how school choice is changing lives in our state. Adan's Story   When Adan and his family moved to Ohio, he enrolled…

Choices in Education Video Contest

We have great news! Ohio students and families now have the opportunity to share their school choice success stories for a chance at winning $15,000! The Choices in Education video contest –www.ChoicesInEd.org – invites parents, students and alumni of choice programs of all types, including Ohio’s scholarship programs, to submit a short video sharing how educational choice has made a difference in…

Stories of School Choice: Jennifer's Story

Stories of School Choice At School Choice Ohio, we have the pleasure of working with families who are in the process of finding the best learning environment for their child's needs. We are honored to share their stories with you, so that you can see how school choice is changing lives in our state. Jennifer's Story Jennifer's son, Alex, was struggling in his public school. Alex was…

Donate during The Big Give on October 10!

Donate during The Big Give! Starting October 10 at 10 a.m., The Columbus Foundation will be hosting a 26 hour online giving event called The Big Give. During The Big Give, The Columbus Foundation will cover all credit card fees so 100% of your donation will go right to School Choice Ohio. In addition, donations of $20 or more will be amplified by The Columbus Foundation with a bonus pool! Making…