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Mental Health Resources

As we work together to stay safe and healthy during the pandemic, it is important to recognize the threat that COVID-19 poses to the mental health of …

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Ohio Summer Food Service Program Locations

All children ages 1 through 18 are eligible to receive free meals during the summer months at participating program sites. Individuals ages 19 through…

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OCCS Celebrates National Charter Schools Week 2020

National Charter Schools Week 2020 took place May 10-16. In keeping with this year’s theme, Above and Beyond, OCCS highlighted our schools’ exceptiona…

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Teacher Appreciation Week 2020

Teacher Appreciation Week is celebrated each year during the first week of May. This year, teachers in Ohio embraced creativity and ingenuity when fac…

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All Ohio K-12 School Buildings Closed To Students through End of School Year

On April 20th, Gov. DeWine announced Ohio's coronavirus-related school-building closure order will extend through the end of the school year. This ord…

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Online Learning Day 2019

OCCS celebrated 5th Annual Online Learning Day at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus Ohio. The yearly event is hosted by the Ohio eSchool Families and Fr…

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Walleye Partnership: 2019-2020 Season

The 2019-2020 season of Toledo Walleye Hockey marks the third year of partnership with the Ohio Council of Community Schools. The hockey program gives…

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Partnership with the Valentine Theatre

OCCS has continued a partnership with the Valentine Theatre to provide OCCS-sponsored schools with exciting, professional performances in Downtown Tol…

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2018-2019 Ohio Report Card Highlights

The 2018-2019 Ohio State Report Card was released on September 12th. Here are some of the OCCS sponsored school highlights…

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OCCS Announces 12th Scholarship Cycle

The Ohio Council of Community Schools offers multiple scholarships to support students who have attended an OCCS-affiliated charter school and wish to…

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How does charter funding compare with district schools

Using data from the Ohio Department of Education 2016 District Profile Report, the Ohio Coalition for Quality Education provides an answer concerning …

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OCCS 2016-17 Ohio Report Card Highlights

The 2016-2017 Ohio State Report Card was released on September 14. Here are some of the OCCS sponsored school highlights…

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