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State Senator Matt Huffman, a Lima Republican and champion of vouchers in Ohio, spoke at Holy Name High School in 2017 in support of the tax-funded tuition aid to families.

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A year ago, no students in the Parma school district used Ohio's main tuition voucher program to attend private schools.

This year,...

POSTED BY: SHELBY MCINTOSH SEPTEMBER 26, 2019

I’ve been around enough K-12 schools as an educator and researcher to get a sense of what school leaders worry about most.

There are the day-to-day concerns: Are the buses arriving on time? Are students safe and secure? Are there any potential PR crises we need to keep a...

May 29, 2019

Real Choice Ohio is proud to announce that our Spring Conference has been RESCHEDULED for June 19th, 2019.  The original conference was scheduled for May 9th, but with a busy end of the school year, we have moved it to June 19th.

The conference will focus on the new school funding plan and will feature many predominate...

PLEASE NOTE: K12 Insight is NOT K12 Virtual Academy!  There is no affiliation between the two.  K12 Insight works with public schools and is a firm believer in public based education.

K12 Insight is a group of former educators and administrators. Many of them are parents. They believe in the power of local schools...

November 8, 2018

The charter school policy in Ohio produces results that are tantamount to state-sponsored taxpayer and child abuse. Corruption, frequent charter closings, broken promises regarding performance, huge profits on the backs of students and nepotism create the charter narrative.

This tax guzzling industry started as an $11 m...

November 8, 2018

Law professor Derek Black: the days of charter schools and vouchers are numbered

The professor's prediction will come to pass only if public school advocates ramp up efforts to expose the corruption and failings in the charter industry. Charter-oriented foundations and the charter lobby are devising new tactics in their...

WARREN — Area school districts are confident they can absorb Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow students recently left without a school after the online school closed.

ECOT closed Jan. 18 as a result of an ongoing fight with the state on alleged overpayments. Ohio officials have alleged ECOT students were not online enoug...

Even when excluding dropout-recovery schools, the four-year graduation rates of charter schools in Ohio are half that of traditional schools, and 28 points lower than the largest urban districts.

Charter schools not classified as dropout recovery have a four-year graduation rate of just under 45 percent, compared with 7...

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REAL CHOICE OHIO EVENTS

Real Choice Ohio has several events throughout the year.  RCO is committed to at least two different conferences throughout the school year for school districts.  These conferences are a way to not only share best practices but to provide data and collaborate with other districts to find new and creative ways to help our students and their families to truly "BE THE CHOICE!"