As you may be aware, over the past several weeks, both the Ohio House and Senate have struggled to process the Educational Choice Scholarship Program (EdChoice). To date, neither chamber has been able to agree on a solution to the prospect that 70 percent of Ohio’s public school districts become voucher-eligible on April 1.
Last week, the House unveiled its plan in Senate Bill (SB) 89, which passed the House by a vote of 88-7. The bill includes the following:
While the bill does not address all of our concerns, and has room for significant improvement, it is the best solution thus far. Further improvements might include:
We greatly appreciate your support of the Wooster City School District and I hope that you can support SB 89 and lobby:
Senator Kristina Roegner
for the suggested changes found above.
Michael Tefs, Ed.D
Wooster City School District