Utica Shale Academy of Ohio charter school to be located in Jefferson County

The Southern Local Board of Education in Jefferson County recently approved a location for an oil and gas charter school that was itself approved by the Jefferson County Educational Service Center (ESC) in December, according to The Review. Located in room F112 of the Southern Local facility, the Utica Shale Academy of Ohio "will be for grades 9-12" and will be both fiscally represented and sponsored by the ESC as its sole governing authority. It is expected to open by mid-September of this year, the article said. For more, read the full story.