Group science project

Culture, expectations and engagement contribute to Winton Prep’s success

CINCINNATI, OH—The following is an article about our school, Winton Preparatory Academy, pulled directly from Buckeye Community Hope Foundation‘s—our sponsor’s—September newsletter. — Last month, Winton Preparatory Academy kicked off its third school year with enrollment of about 350 and a broad goal: helping each and every one of those K-8 students achieve at least one and one-half years of learning …

Student completing internship- and certification-related coursework

LEIHS Students Earn IT Certificate Through Internship

CLEVELAND, OH—One of the pillars of Cambridge Education Group’s academic framework is giving our students and education that they can apply in the real world. One way we accomplish that goal is to facilitate internships for our students to earn credits towards graduation. Many times our students are even hired at the companies for whom they have interned. Two of …

Library Dedicated at Buckeye Prep Academy

COLUMBUS, OH—The following is pulled from an article that was included in one of our sponsor’s, the Buckeye Community Hope Foundation, monthly newsletter. We are very grateful for the library, our volunteers, and the shoutout in the newsletter. Buckeye Preparatory Academy, a BCHF-sponsored school in Columbus, kicked off the school year by dedicating its new library. The dedication celebration, held at …

Community Involvement Leads to School Growth

AKRON, OH—The following is an update sent to us from Evan Palo, Director at Main Street Preparatory Academy. — Main Street Preparatory Academy recently had the opportunity to partner with the Akron Urban League and the Summer Youth Employment Program. The Akron Urban League’s mission is to improve the quality of life of the citizens of Summit County, particularly African Americans, through …

Staff volunteering at FoodBank

Middlebury Academy Staff Sort 16,530 lbs of Food for Akron/Canton Regional Food Bank

  AKRON, OH—On Friday, August 21st, all 28 staff members from Middlebury Academy volunteered their time at the Akron/Canton Regional Food Bank. Middlebury Academy wanted to get team out of the school building and into the Akron community to help the population of students they serve and remind themselves of the struggles that some go through on a daily basis just to …

School Donates Books to Promote Child Literacy

CLEVELAND, OH—On June 20th, 2015, five Lake Erie International High School (LEIHS) staff members and two LEIHS students attended the the 28th Annual Clifton Arts and Music Festival to donate books and urge the importance of child literacy. The statistics regarding child illiteracy are startling. Minorities and urban youths, like the students that LEIHS serves, already face a statistically significant higher rate …

Core Subject Teachers are 100% Highly Qualified

Since the 2006–2007 school year, under the No Child Left Behind Act, Ohio schools are required to have 100% of core subjects taught by Highly Qualified Teachers (HQT). And charter schools are no exception. Core subjects include reading, English language arts, math, science, foreign language, government, economics, fine arts, history and geography. Teachers can meet the federal HQT definition in …

Marshall High School’s Career Readiness Program is in Full Swing

MIDDLETOWN, OH—The Marshall High SchoolCareer Readiness Program is in its final stages of development and is expected to launch September 21, 2015. Marshall High School is partnering with local organizations to provide students with opportunities to earn academic credit by working at a job that will help them develop themselves academically, their technical skills, and/or their interpersonal skills. The internships are designed to supplement classroom …