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4/8/2014

Application Deadline Extended for Private School Scholarships

The deadline to apply for scholarships that help students from underperforming public schools or those with demonstrated financial need attend participating private schools, has been extended until May 9, 2014. 

 


2/12/2014

Applications Now Being Accepted for Private School and Special Needs Scholarships

Applications are now being accepted for scholarships that help students from underperforming public schools or those with special needs attend participating private schools.  


9/24/2012

Letter to Parents of Students with Disabilities About Scholarship Programs

Each time a school district completes an evaluation for a child with a disability, or undertakes the development, review or revision of the child’s IEP the district shall notify the child’s parent by letter or electronic means about both the Autism Scholarship Program and the Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship Program.


9/24/2012

Required Parent Notice of Scholarship Programs for Students with Disabilities

Senate Bill 316 established a new requirement related to students with disabilities that becomes effective on September 24, 2012. Per Ohio Revised Code Section 3323.052, each time a school district completes an evaluation for a child with a disability, or undertakes the development, review or revision of the child’s IEP the district shall notify the child’s parent by letter or electronic means about both the Autism Scholarship Program, under section 3310.41 of the Revised Code, and the Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship Program, under Sections 3310.51 to 3310.64 of the Revised Code.