Cases & Deals

Jones Day prevails before Ohio Supreme Court on behalf of Ohio's Charter Schools

Clients Ohio Alliance for Public Charter Schools

On behalf of five Ohio and national charter school-related organizations, including the Ohio Alliance for Public Charter Schools and the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, Jones Day Columbus Partner Chad Readler participated as amicus curiae counsel, both in briefing and at argument, in prevailing before the Supreme Court of Ohio in Cincinnati City School District Board of Education v. Conners. Agreeing with Connors and amicus curiae, the Supreme Court held that the Cincinnati School District violated Ohio public policy by denying charter schools the opportunity to purchase old, unused school buildings from the Cincinnati School District for use as public schools.

Cincinnati School District Board of Education v. Connors, 2012-Ohio-2447 (June 6, 2012)