Ohio Charter Schools

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State Resources

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Toolkits 13 Sep, 2018
The Guide to Charter or Community Schools publication from Ohio School Boards provides an informative snapshot of charter or community schools in Ohio. It provides information on… Read More
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Reports 06 Jun, 2017
The Interdistrict Open Enrollment in Ohio: Participation and Student Outcomes publication from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute is a first of its kind analysis conducted by Ohio… Read More
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Toolkits 09 Mar, 2017
This research report by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and Bellwether Education Partners explores Ohio's education funding policies and includes several recommendations for… Read More
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Reports 16 Feb, 2017
ith five voucher programs today; continued calls for expansion; changing funding amounts; and ongoing debates in the areas of accountability, quality, and equity, the Thomas B.… Read More
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Reports 27 Jan, 2017
The National Charter School Resource Center (“Resource Center”), the Colorado League of Charter Schools (“League”), the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (Alliance) and… Read More

Key Contacts

State Education Agency

Ohio Department of Education
Office of Community Schools
Columbus, OH

(614) 466-7058 | email | website

Charter Support Organization(s)

Ohio Council of Community Schools
3131 Executive Parkway Suite 306
Toledo, OH 43606

(419) 720-5200 | email | website

Thomas B. Fordham Institute

1016 16th St NW, 8th Floor
Washington, DC 20036

(202) 223-5452  | email | website

15 W 4th Street - Suite 430
Dayton, OH 45402

(937) 227-3368 | email

100 E. Broad Street
Suite 2430
Columbus, OH 43215

(614) 223-1580 | email

Opening/Expanding a Charter School (click here)

CSP Grants

Ohio does not have an active State Entity (SE) grant. For more information on SE grantees, click here.

Charter developers are eligible to apply for Grants to Charter School Developers for the Opening of New Charter Schools ("Developer" grants) in states that do not have an active SE grant. For complete eligibility information for Developer grants, see the NIA and clarifying correction. For information on Developer grants, see the CSP Developer Grants webpage.