ECOT

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KAREN KASLER / STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

The Ohio Department of Education says its latest audit of the state’s largest online charter school shows it once again inflated its attendance. That means ECOT owes another big bill for the students it was paid to educate – but the state says it didn’t.

The Department of Education says its review of attendance records for the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow show ECOT claimed 18.5 percent more student participation last school year than could be verified.

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CITY OF HUDSON

Here are your morning headlines for Thursday, September 14th:

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KAREN KASLER / STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

The embattled online charter school that’s had funding pulled back several times because of attendance and participation discrepancies is making a big move. The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow is planning on becoming a dropout recovery school.

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ANDY CHOW / STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, Ohio’s largest online charter school, is seeing less money coming from the state because of rulings concluding it over-reported student participation. Now a state leader is suggesting ECOT could recover some of that money by taking it back from its founder’s private corporations.

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