Yost Pledges To Examine Source Of Funding For ECOT Attack Ad

Jul 5, 2017

State Auditor David Yost

State Auditor David Yost says his office plans to "get to the bottom" of the source of funding for an online charter school's tv ad attacking Ohio's effort to have the school repay 60 million dollars.

Yost has warned the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow it's not allowed to fund the ad with taxpayer dollars. ECOT's superintendent says the ad stopped airing last week and was not funded by the school, contradicting an ECOT spokesperson's earlier explanation. Yost says his office will look into the conflicting information.