Austin Osner is a 15-year-old Taekwondo phenom from Fairfield, Ohio, with victories in both national and international tournaments. He is also a rising junior at Ohio Virtual Academy.. Austin will continue his school work and his athletic training at full speed, with hopes to make the U.S. National Paralympic team as early as 2024. Fantastic!
Thewhose contract renewals it had rejected earlier in the month. Along with passionate public support for the schools, a promise from Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran to withhold funding if the board did not follow state law regarding the renewals led to the reversal.
The view from Texas
. Founders Classical Academy will open next month, serving grades three through eight, providing the community with a new and already-popular educational option. “We knew we had the demand for a new school,” said one of the cofounders of the parent network that formed to support the school’s creation, “We just needed a school to see the potential”.
The view from Hawaii
. While their students struggled with remote learning, officials say the strong student engagement they had been working to instill helped keep kids moving forward. Once they returned to fully in-person learning, school officials were confident their overhaul would continue.
Last week’s. The event was sponsored by the Progressive Policy Institute and The 74. Speakers included Myrna Castrejón, president of the California Charter Schools Association, and Karega Rausch, president and CEO of the National Association of Charter School Authorizers. Former president Bill Clinton, who signed the federal Charter School Program into law in 1994, offered opening remarks.
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