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Recognizing and Addressing the Importance of Suicide Prevention Month in Our Schools

National Suicide Prevention Month in September is a vital platform to raise awareness and understanding of suicide prevention strategies. This blog ex…

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Circle the Date: Get Ready for the Unmissable OCCS Convocation in 2024

Mark your calendars! August 7th & 8th, 2024, is our annual training and networking event designed specifically for the needs of OCCS sponsored schools…

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OCCS Celebrates 20 Years of Authorizing at Annual Convocation

OCCS sponsored our first charter school in 2002-2003. This year, in 2023, we gathered with our school leaders from across the state to celebrate 20 Ye…

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OCCS Celebrates School Choice Week 2023

Since 2011, National School Choice Week has grown into the world’s largest celebration of opportunity in education.

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E-School Families Celebrate the 8th Annual Online Learning Day at the Ohio Statehouse

On December 6th, 2022 we celebrated the 8th Annual Online Learning Day in Columbus. Families shared their personal stories of school choice.

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OCCS Partners with the National Youth Sports Program at UT

OCCS Partnered with the National Youth Sports Program to provide a two week sports-focused summer camp that began June 6th, 2022.

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OCCS Annual Convocation and Inaugural eSchool Convocation Planned for August 2022

Save the date! The OCCS Annual Convocation will be taking place August 4th, 2022, at the Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris Hotel. In addition t…

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National School Choice Week is January 23-29

Annual National School Choice Week shines a spotlight on effective K-12 education options.

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Online Learning Day 2021

eSchool friends and families joined us for the 7th Annual Online Learning Day on November 9th, 2021.

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Ohio Summer Food Service Program 2021

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

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National Charter Schools Week 2021

Over the course of National Charter Schools Week (May 9-15), charter school leaders, students, parents, and advocates came together to showcase the am…

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National School Choice Week Jan 24th – 30th 2021

Join us in celebrating National School Choice Week 2021: January 24th – 30th. An opportunity to share why you believe in school choice.

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