Are laptops/computers, tablets, or phones approved for this program?

According to Ohio's legislation for the Afterschool child enrichment educational savings account, "At no time shall moneys credited to an account established under division (B) of this section be used for the purchase of electronic devices."

The complete guidelines for qualifying purchases can be found here: and are summarized below. 

Approved Services

  • Before or after-school educational programs
  • Camps
  • Learning extension centers
  • Learning pods
  • Curriculum and material (*homeschool only)
  • Study skills services
  • Field trips
  • Language classes
  • Instrument lessons
  • Tutoring