ECOT

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TIM RUDELL / WKSU

Here are your morning headlines for Tuesday, July 10:

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KAREN KASLER / STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

Here are your morning headlines for Friday, June 6:

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STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

Democrats have been blasting Republican Attorney General and candidate for governor Mike DeWine for not doing more about the multi-million dollar scandal involving the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, the now-closed online charter school. Republicans are pushing back.

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KAREN KASLER / STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

The Ohio Attorney General has filed an argument in court claiming ECOT’s agreements with its management and software service companies constitute a pattern of corrupt activity. And the claim backs up complaints Democratic lawmakers have lodged for years.

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STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

Education advocates held a small rally outside of Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office, calling for him to investigate the now-closed Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow. Democrats are trying to connect the Republican gubernatorial nominee to the online charter school scandal. There’s a back-and-forth on the ECOT debate that will likely last the entire campaign season.

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