United Preparatory Academy – Main Street Receives Continuation Funds from State

Columbus, Ohio – United Preparatory Academy – Main (UPAM) is the recipient of $250,000  from the Ohio Department of Education’s Charter School Program (CSP) grant. The award, which is funded by the US Department of Education, aims to significantly increase access to high-performing public charter education opportunities for Ohio’s most disadvantaged students.

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Jerry Jurgensen: Thriving charter schools need state’s support

In 2015, the Ohio legislature created a $25 million competitive grant for high-performing charter schools to buy, construct, or renovate school facilities. In a climate in which charters receive an average of two-thirds as much per-pupil public funding than traditional schools, the facilities grant program was a much-needed infusion of support.

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Comprehensive New Study Finds Ohio Charter Schools...

A new survey of Ohio brick-and-mortar charter schools has found that charter schools face challenges in securing adequate facilities and that a lack of dedicated resources sufficient for this purpose often results in spaces that are smaller than recommended guidelines.

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