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OCCS Receives High Marks in Quality Practices and Compliance

Sponsors are rated Exemplary, Effective, Ineffective, or Poor based on scores in three component areas: Quality Practices, Compliance, and Academics. …

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OCCS Sponsored Schools 2015-2016 Academic Data

Detailed summary of the 2016 Local Report Card Data for OCCS Brick-and-Mortar schools.

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Two OCCS Sponsored Schools Named Ohio Schools of Promise

The Ohio Council of Community Schools is proud to recognize Arts and College Preparatory Academy and Columbus Preparatory Academy for being named Ohio…

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NCSW: E-schools offer flexibility, while maintaining strong academics

E-schools provide students with lessons built around Ohio’s Learning Standards and the same highly qualified teachers as traditional schools. But they…

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NCSW: Charter school students learn at their own pace

Emily Robinson is a senior at Nexus Academy of Columbus and is already looking ahead to graduation and pursuing her Bachelors of Fine Arts degree from…

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NCSW: Andrea Knudson explains how her charter school made a difference

For most of Andrea’s educational career, she had challenges with dyslexia and had trouble focusing. Upon enrolling in Ohio Virtual Academy, she advanc…

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Ohio Rally for National Charter Schools Week at the Statehouse

Join Ohio charter school families, students and advocates at the Ohio Statehouse West Plaza Tuesday, May 3, at a rally to celebrate National Charter S…

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A School of Choice; CPA Recognized for Excellence

CPA now proudly bills itself as “Ohio’s Academically Elite Public Community School.” CPA is both a National Blue Ribbon school and has earned the top …

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National Authorizer Group Gives OCCS Top Rating

OCCS is pleased to announce it recently received a perfect 12-of-12 score on NACSA’s Index of Essential Practices. This top rating puts OCCS in the sa…

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First Annual Online Learning Day

OCCS is pleased to announce that the first annual Online Learning Day took place on October 7th in Columbus, Ohio. Hosted by the Ohio eSchool Familie…

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