School Choice Ohio http://wyso.org en Education Choice Week in Ohio http://wyso.org/post/education-choice-week-ohio <p>This week is “National School Choice Week,” and around the country more than 3500 events are planned over the next several days. &nbsp;</p><p>Dozens of events aimed at raising awareness around School Choice are taking place in Ohio, and the Miami Valley.&nbsp; Events in Middletown, Troy, Oakwood, Springfield, and last night in Dayton, an event organized by Parents Advancing Choice in Education, or PACE.&nbsp; Program Manager Daria Dillard-Stone says its purpose was to highlight the need to expand educational options for students, and to ask some simple questions.</p> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 20:16:50 +0000 Jerry Kenney 28318 at http://wyso.org Education Choice Week in Ohio Applications Trail Available Ohio School Vouchers http://wyso.org/post/applications-trail-available-ohio-school-vouchers <p>COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio has received far fewer applications than the number of vouchers available for transferring students to private schools from poor-performing public ones.</p><p>Although 30,000 vouchers were offered, The Columbus Dispatch reports only more than 17,000 requests for vouchers were turned in by this past Monday&#39;s deadline. A provision in the state budget signed at the end of June offered a 16,000 voucher increase of the private school scholarships.</p> Wed, 17 Aug 2011 12:24:16 +0000 Associated Press 3229 at http://wyso.org Applications Trail Available Ohio School Vouchers