community schools

In annual report, community charter schools show growth

BY: - January 5, 2023

Community charter schools are still growing in the state of Ohio, but recent changes and future plans for statewide education funding aren’t necessarily supported by the schools. The schools are considered public schools in Ohio, which includes receiving a state report card grade, but they “operate independently of a traditional school district” and can be […]

Ohio Supreme Court to decide whether charter school head liable for treasurer’s action

BY: - July 6, 2021

The CEO of a now-closed community school awaits the Ohio Supreme Court’s decision as to whether he can be held liable for funds the fiscal officer was convicted of stealing. Robert Burns was the director of New City Community School from 2009, until the school closed in 2010. The fiscal officer during Burns’ tenure was […]

Ohio Supreme Court: Community schools owed grant funding

BY: - May 20, 2021

A group of community charter schools weren’t given funding due to them by the state of Ohio, according to an Ohio Supreme Court ruling. Horizon Science Academy, which has a system of 17 schools in Ohio along with other schools across the country, sued the state after the Ohio Department of Education determined the community […]