An OSF scholarship can change the course of a student's life from one of frustration and hopelessness to a bright future full of challenges, friends and understanding. Watch this short video of the mother of an OSF recipient that has had that type of change in their life.
This two minute video spotlights five OSF scholarship recipients. They are: Josh Hopkins in the Wesleyan Christian School in Bartlesville; siblings Victoria, Madison and Nicolas Cubas of Newcastle, OK and the Christian Heritage Academy; and Manuel Chavarria from the Happy Hands Education Center in Broken Arrow. The video was first shown at the Oklahoma Council for Public Affairs Annual Citizenship Dinner, April 1 at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City.
Jan Boomer is the Director of Development at Wesleyan Christian School in Bartlesville. Charlie Daniels is the Vice President of the Opportunity Scholarship Fund board of directors and a friend of WCS.
Trinity School is an OSF member school serving students with disabilities. including recipients of the Lindsey Nicole Henry Scholarship program.
Published on Apr 24, 2014 (4+ minutes) Teen Recovery Solutions is a comprehensive recovery program for teens and families. It includes Mission Academy, one of only 24 recovery high schools in the nation. Other programs include Alternative Peer Group, the after-school and weekend program, and counseling. This video is a peek at who we are, what we do, and the key role we play in keeping teens clean and sober.Mission Academy is a participating member of the Opportunity Scholarship Fund.
Schools like Positive Tomorrows are rescuing children, and school choice policies -- such as Education Savings Accounts -- would help schools rescue even more kids. For more information, visit http://tinyurl.com/mvvdmvs.
Published on Apr 25, 2013 (1+ minutes) Isabella's imaginary story shows how a K-12 scholarship tax credit program could work in Colorado. Everybody wins: Kids like Isabella, taxpayers who contribute to nonprofit scholarship organizations, and the public schools that have more money available per student.
Corn Bible Academy, located in the small town of Corn, Oklahoma (population: 503), has been providing a Christ-centered educational environment for students since 1902. For more information, visit: http://www.cornbible.org.
Published on May 5, 2014 (70 minutes) The Show-Me Institute and the Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise at Lindenwood University hosted a discussion about tax credit scholarships, explaining what they are and how they might be beneficial to Missouri. Speakers from Arizona and New Hampshire begin the event. During the event, Jason Bedrick and Jonathan Butcher presented information from their recent Show-Me Institute case-studies and Paul DiPerna presented the findings of a new poll. The discussion also included a legislative…
Published on Aug 4, 2014 (3 minutes) Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program founder and general counsel Jim Kelly explained how the state tax credit scholarship is funded at the Foundation's school choice leadership event on January 28, 2014.