Statement by Patricia Levesque on Signing of Ohio’s Comprehensive Education Budget


Patricia Levesque, CEO of the Foundation for Excellence in Education (ExcelinEd), released the following statement on the signing of Ohio’s education budget, which includes funding for expanding quality public charter schools, private education choice and industry certification incentives.

“This investment in students gives working-class families and underserved communities access to outstanding educational opportunities that would otherwise be out of reach.


“We applaud Governor Mike DeWine, Lieutenant Governor Jon Husted, House Speaker Larry Householder, Senate President Larry Obhof and members of the Ohio General Assembly for their commitment to prioritizing Ohio’s students and putting them on the path to high-paying, sustainable jobs and lifelong success.”

The Ohio budget includes:

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Solution Areas:

College & Career Pathways, Private Education Choice


Charter Schools

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