EdChoice Vouchers Press Release

EdChoice Vouchers: How One Little Word Will Lead to Financial Hardship for Ohio’s Public Schools. Madison-Champaign ESC, Urbana, Ohio – January 16, 2020 – In October of 2019, the Ohio Department of Education released the list of public schools that are designated for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year under the performance-based Educational Choice (“Edchoice”) Scholarship…

Enrollment is now open for STABLE Accounts

Enrollment is now open for STABLE Accounts – the nation’s first savings plan for people with disabilities.  With the creation of a STABLE Account, eligible participants are able to save money, invest money and spend money on qualified expenses such as healthcare, education, housing and transportation – all without affecting participants’ eligibility for benefits programs…

Resolutions for Servant Leaders

We are quickly approaching the end of another calendar year and the midpoint of another academic year. This is an appropriate time for every “servant leader” in an educational setting to reflect on the past and refocus for the future. Every educator, regardless of the number of years they have spent in the field,  should…

Our Tax Dollars (Not) At Work

Recently, accompanied by the typical, over-the-top media circus, the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) released its most recent school district report card data, which is supposed to inform the public about how well their schools are performing. Of course, the report cards, which have cost taxpayers millions and millions of dollars, do no such thing. …