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Ashe Culture Center’s Sponsorship Authority Formally Revoked

The Ohio Department of Education formally revoked a Cleveland non-profit’s ability to sponsor charter schools. Until Friday, Ashe Culture Center sponsored seven charter schools in northeast Ohio. (Read the department’s letter to Ashe here.) The Ohio Board of Education had voted unanimously and with no discussion earlier this month to revoke the group’s sponsorship authority, [...]

Ohio Revokes Ashe Culture Center’s Authority to Sponsor Charter Schools

With no discussion, the Ohio Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday to revoke the charter school sponsorship authority of Ashe Culture Center. This was the first time the board has revoked a charter school sponsor’s authority. Ashe, a Cleveland non-profit, sponsors seven charter schools in northeast Ohio. A charter school sponsor’s main job is to [...]

Ashe Culture Center: How the Press Covered One Ohio Charter School Sponsor

Although the Ohio Board of Education is set to revoke Ashe Culture Center’s ability to sponsor charter schools today, the Cleveland Plain Dealer and other Ohio media outlets have been covering Ashe and its schools for several years. The timeline of stories and state press releases below, focusing in particular on three schools–Marcus Garvey Academy [...]

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