ECOT ECOT Continues To Battle State Officials Over Attendance Records By Ohio Public Radio • Jul 15, 2016 Ohio’s largest online charter school is firing back against state officials who say they don’t have enough information to perform an attendance audit. Local Judge Denies Request To Block State From Auditing ECOT By Jim Letizia • Jul 12, 2016 ecotohio.org A Franklin County judge on Monday denied a request by Ohio's largest online charter school to block the state from conducting an attendance audit. Advocacy Group Says Charter School Operator Handed Unbid Contract By Ohio Public Radio • Feb 24, 2016 linkedin.com A progressive advocacy group is slamming the Kasich administration for handing out what they say is millions of dollars preferential treatment to a charter school operator. Batchelder's Turn As ECOT Lobbyist Raises Questions About Buffer By Ohio Public Radio • Feb 23, 2015 ohio.com Critics are sounding off about news that former Ohio House Speaker Bill Batchelder, who left office in December, is now working for a lobbying firm that’s representing ECOT,the state’s largest – and poorest performing – charter school. Student Posts Threatening Video By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Mar 26, 2013 A former Gahanna-Lincoln High School student says he was having a bad day when he pleaded guilty Monday to charges of posting an online video prosecutors considered threatening.