school vouchers

Ohio Public Radio

An Ohio lawmaker wants to change the eligibility rules for people who want to get scholarships from the state to send their kids to certain private schools.


Ohio school officials and education experts are waiting to see what President-Elect Trump’s choice for Secretary of Education will mean in a state that pioneered school vouchers. 

The Ohio Department of Education says students from 255 facilities in 31 districts will be eligible for the next round of state-funded scholarships that help youth from consistently underperforming public schools attend private schools. 

The school year is winding down – but some districts and families are preparing for next school year by looking into the state’s school voucher programs. 

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