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COLUMBUS – Citing a close personal relationship with ECOT founder William Lager and campaign contributions from him, government watchdog groups filed an ethics complaint against Ohio Supreme Court Associate Justice Terrence O’Donnell and urged him to step down from hearing an upcoming case involving the embattled onlin...

WARREN — Area school districts are confident they can absorb Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow students recently left without a school after the online school closed.

ECOT closed Jan. 18 as a result of an ongoing fight with the state on alleged overpayments. Ohio officials have alleged ECOT students were not online enoug...

By Editorial Board

While debate continues over the way in which the online charter school Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow squandered Ohio taxpayer money and failed the young Ohioans it was supposed to be teaching, there can't be any debate over what the ECOT mess has taught Ohio's taxpayers:

Money talks at the Stat...

The closing of the state’s largest and most troubled charter school, the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT) is causing thousands of parents to look for options for their children. Ohio’s local public schools are ready to fill the breach.

For too long, the majority of Ohio’s charter school experiments have failed th...

January 15, 2018

We are urging public school district leaders across our state to be ready to welcome ECOT students back to their schools. Superintendents and Boards of Education should view ECOT’s closure as a chance to re-enroll students for whom ECOT has failed. We’re encouraging plans to be in place and activated to bring these res...

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