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A state hearing officer has ruled against Ohio's largest online charter school operator in its appeal of the Ohio Department of Education's determination it owes 60 million dollars for enrollment that can't be justified.

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The fight between the state and the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow brought supporters of the state's largest online charter school operator to the Statehouse on Tuesday.

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The state has turned down 22 million out of 71 million dollars in federal charter school expansion grant money, saying enough potential schools will not meet the high performance ratings needed to qualify.

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High schools around the state are facing a crucial dilemma as about a third of students are not on track to graduate.

Next year's Ohio high school seniors will be the first to choose their route to graduation - pass some state tests, take a college entrance exam or earn an industry credential.

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The Ohio Department of Education is now accepting public comment on its draft of policies designed to comply with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act. 

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Ohio Governor John Kasich says the state budget he will propose next week will include small funding increases each year for primary and secondary schools.

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Ohio Department of Education statistics show the number of charter schools in the state dropped in 2016 for the third straight year, while enrollment also declined.

A Franklin County judge has finalized a ruling allowing the Ohio Department of Education to review attendance records that could force Ohio's largest online charter school operators to return millions in state funding. 

A court has dismissed an appeal by Ohio's largest online charter school of a ruling allowing the state to use the amount of time students are logged in to calculate enrollment and funding.

The state says nearly a third of Ohio charter school sponsors could have their authority revoked under new evaluations of how well the sponsors follow current educational rules and laws.

A judge is allowing the state to review certain attendance records at Ohio's largest online charter school that could jeopardize the school's $106 million in annual funding. 

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The Ohio Department of Education says more than 52 thousand students participated in the first full year of a  program allowing middle- and high-schoolers to earn free college credit.

Feds Release Controversial Charter School Grant To Ohio

Sep 15, 2016

The U.S. Department of Education is releasing a disputed 71 million grant to Ohio to aid high-performing charter schools with strings attached.

The state  and its largest online charter school operator, the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow,  went to court Monday in a battle  over what’s required to educate students.

The Ohio Department of Education says it's moving forward with evaluations of charter school sponsors for following  rules and laws.

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A look at several online charter school attendance reviews reveals more may be  unable or unwilling to meet the state standards proving students are learning.

The state and Ohio's largest online charter school operaator are lbattling over how to prove it’s providing an education to its more than 15,000 students.

Ohio's largest online charter school operator has been allowed to proceed with a lawsuit that seeks to block an enrollment audit the state says is necessary to determine its future funding.  

Ohio's largest online charter school operator has taken its dispute with the state over attendance records to the courts and the airwaves.

A Franklin County judge has ordered Ohio's largest online charter school operator to turn over attendance data to the Ohio Department of Education by 5 p.m. today. 

Ohio Department of Education officials are asking a Franklin County judge to force the state's largest online charter school operator to turn over attendance data to determine state funding.

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.

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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.

Brown Wants More Federal Analysis Of Ohio Charter Program

Jun 20, 2016

Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio is calling on federal regulators to examine how Ohio charter schools that received money through a charter-school grant program size up against their counterparts in other states. 

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The Ohio Department of Education is pushing legislation that would makes changes to a state program offering free college credit to middle- and high-schoolers.

The state wants Ohioans to speak out on what they want students to learn in school. 

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The state auditor calls a reported deal between the Ohio Department of Education and Columbus City Schools administrators related to the district's data scrubbing scandal "inappropriate."

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Last year, frustrated parents spurred a movement by pulling their kids out of the annual standardized tests. 

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Ohio schools superintendent Lonny Rivera has submitted new charter school performance data to federal regulators deciding whether to release a 71 million grant awarded to the state.

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