Eye on Education

Read White Hat’s Applications to Open New Ohio Charter Schools

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More charter schools are coming your way, Ohio.

The Ohio Department of Education can sponsor up to five new charter schools each year for the next five years starting this fall. The department can also take over the sponsorship of up to 15 existing charter schools whose sponsors no longer want them. (When that happens, it’s usually because of a school’s poor academic performance or financial management.)

So far, eight schools have applied: Six new charter schools that would be operated by Akron-based White Hat Management and two existing Toledo charter schools (Polly Fox Academy and Phoenix Academy Community School).

Here are two of the initial applications from management company White Hat. Take a look. See any details worth noting?

A few details we thought were interesting:

Signal Tree Academy Northeast – Warrensville Heights Life Skills Center


Signal Tree Academy South – Columbus K-8 School


  • http://twitter.com/jointhefutureOH Join the Future

    After reading these documents it’s clear that the first rule of White Hat is don’t talk about White Hat. Whether it is their media policy or their social media policy. Talking out of school, literally will get your fired.

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