The very day after Gov. John Kasich signed into law a state budget that significantly expands school choice options across the Buckeye State, the program was already benefiting from some of the new provisions. Between now and August 15, parents can once again apply to enroll their children in Ohio's EdChoice voucher program—welcome news for families who missed out on receiving a voucher when there were more applicants than available scholarships after the program's original deadline in April.
Not only is the cap on the number of applicants rising, but eligibility requirements have changed to allow more families to apply, too. All parents need to know is that they have an additional month and a half to give their kids a shot at escaping their current, failing schools.
Below is a video from a local news station that details the new application period and how parents can apply: