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EdChoice debate: Opponents of district-funded vouchers say formula is the problem, not schools

BY: - February 26, 2020

An Ohio legislative committee adjourned without making a decision on changes to the state‚Äôs private school voucher program, but not before hearing about 50 hours of testimony over the course of a week. The testimony came from schools districts and students from all reaches of the state, and included pleas to keep the EdChoice program […]

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Ohio House and Senate still in conflict on vouchers, conference committees scheduled

BY: - February 11, 2020

With the Ohio Senate still planning to reject an overhaul to the Educational Choice Scholarship program, a renewed push for a revised but still intact EdChoice has begun. After the Senate was left without a bill to vote on last week because of administrative and technical issues, the fate of Senate Bill 89 is still […]

Senate left waiting as transfer of House EdChoice overhaul delayed

BY: - February 6, 2020

Senate legislators plan not to concur with the House version of a bill that would overhaul EdChoice in favor of an income-based scholarship program. After two different Senate sessions, one Wednesday evening and another Thursday morning, the chamber had not received the House version of Senate Bill 89, which it had passed 87-7 on Wednesday […]