Ohio Treasurer Mandel visits local high school

CLIFTON, OH (FOX19) - The Ohio Treasurer paid a visit to a local high school on Thursday.

John Mandel toured and met with students and faculty from DePaul Cristo Rey High School in Clifton.

Mandel discussed his support of school choice, including private schools like DePaul Cristo Rey, and what's best for children should be in the hands of their parents and not the State of Ohio.

He said schools like DePaul Cristo Rey are paving the way for urban students in Ohio.

"What Cristo Rey is doing right here in Cincinnati is taking kids, some from rough upbringings, and giving them an opportunity to succeed throughout this country," said Mandel.

The school provides students with economic need to obtain a Catholic education funded through a corporate work-study program.

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