OAPCS Updates

OAPCS Welcome Global Educational Excellence as Associate Members

December 18, 2009
Global Educational Excellence was founded in 1998 to offer the highest quality educational services to public school academies throughout the State of Michigan. Mohamad Issa and Dr. Said Issa formed Global Educational Excellence as a vehicle for developing nurturing educational environments where all children are offered quality educational opportunities. Continue Reading

Updated EMIS Newsflash Posted

December 18, 2009
FY10 October Reporting Clarification The December 4th EMIS Newsflash announced the establishment of dates for the October Reporting Period.  However, it was unclear how the data was to be submitted – “new EMIS” vs “old EMIS”.  To be clear, the data for the October reporting period will need to be submitted starting with the “old EMIS”.  The p Continue Reading

October EMIS Processing Dates have been Finalized

December 14, 2009
October EMIS Processing Dates are as follows:


Opening – January 15th, 2010 1/15/2010

Closes – April 23, 2010 4/23/2010


Please be sure to continue reviewing your EMIS Newsflashes for any changes that may take place throughout the reporting period.


Be sure that after the reporting period, you submit to the Ohio Department of Education your Sign Off Form.


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December 2009 Payment Letter

December 14, 2009

Important Information regarding your January payment. 



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Statement of Settlement Calculations for December Foundation Payments

December 8, 2009
 Beginning with the December payment, the statement of settlement will contain a new blended approach to calculating payments and recoveries: a percentage-based method will be used for payments and the installment method used previously is used for the recovery of overpayments. Continue Reading

Academic Acceleration Academy Recognized in Columbus Dispatch

December 7, 2009
Columbus district’s charter school expanding focus

The Academic Acceleration Academy, the Columbus school district’s only charter school, will revamp itself as a career and technical school and will open new campuses as early as next fall. Continue Reading

2009 School Improvement Award Winners

December 4, 2009
2009 School Achievement Awards presentation at the OAPCS 2nd Annual Conference

We were greatly honored to recognize Ohio’s high achieving charter schools at our second annual state conference. Thirty charter school leaders were on hand to receive an award for their school.  Continue Reading