Sponsor Wisdom

JUN 2021
BCHF Sponsor Update
Published by: Buckeye Community Hope Foundation
Winners announced in BCHF’s “Seeking Justice” writing challenge - Buckeye Community Hope Foundation (BCHF) annually sponsors a student writing challenge. This year’s challenge focused on the theme, “Seeking Justice” – a topic that the entire country has been focused on for the past year – to begin conversations in classrooms about equity and justice in the world.  Read more >>
MAY 2021
BCHF Sponsor Update
Published by: Buckeye Community Hope Foundation
House passes budget bil with new K-12 education funding strategy - The Ohio House of Representatives passed the state biennial budget bill (H.B. 110) on April 13, following weeks of deliberations. The bill includes the far-reaching overhaul of Ohio’s approach to funding K-12 education commonly known as the “Cupp-Patterson” plan in recognition of the legislation’s original sponsors.  Read more >>
APR 2021
BCHF Sponsor Update
Published by: Buckeye Community Hope Foundation
Deliberations continue on K-12 funding overhaul bill - The House Finance Primary and Secondary Education Subcommittee has continued to hold hearings on legislation -- H.B. 1, commonly referred to as the Cupp-Patterson bill in recognition of its original sponsors -- to overhaul Ohio’s approach to funding its K-12 public education system.  Read more >>
MAR 2021
BCHF Sponsor Update
Published by: Buckeye Community Hope Foundation
State budget picture relatively unchanged thanks to federal aid, economic rebound - Governor Mike DeWine’s recently unveiled biennial budget proposal totaling $171.6 billion generally maintains state spending without a tax increase or tapping into the “rainy day” fund.  Read more >>
FEB 2021
BCHF Sponsor Update
Published by: Buckeye Community Hope Foundation
Vaccine rollout for K-12 employees questioned - About two weeks after Governor Mike DeWine announced implementation of phase two of Ohio’s COVID immunization plan, which includes primary and secondary school teachers and staff, the Ohio 8 Coalition representing administrators and union leaders from the state’s eight largest urban areas sent a memo questioning the mandate and March 1 deadline for a return to in-person classes. Read more >>