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Standardized testing is expected to resume today at some Ohio schools after login problems with the online system were reported. 

The state's largest online charter school operator is asking the Ohio Supreme Court to overturn a Franklin County Court of Appeals ruling that the Ohio Board of Education legally ordered it to repay 60 million dollars in state aid. 

Investigative notes from the State Auditor's office show Columbus City Schools officials interviewed in secret  four semi- finalists in the recently scrubbed search for a new superintendent. 

The Ohio Board of Education has approved a resolution opposing a bill in the Ohio House placing most of the board’s responsibilities under control of the governor’s office.  

After Tuesday's apparent suicide attempt at a Massillon-area middle school, and a school shooting in Florida last week, safety is very much on the minds of school officials across the country. 

Ohio Public Radio

Majority Republicans in the Ohio House have unveiled a plan to overhaul the state's education system by consolidating several departments into one, including the Ohio Department of Education and of Higher Education.

The Ohio Channel

Attorneys for the now-closed Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow and the Ohio Department of Education traded jabs before the Ohio Supreme Court yesterday over how the state should fund schools and if that funding should be tied to just enrollment or student participation.

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The Ohio Board of Education has voted to recoup more than 19 million dollars in overpayments to the state’s largest online charter school operator, which closed last month. 

The state's largest online charter school operator is expected to close today,  halfway through the academic year. 

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The Ohio Board of Education on Tuesday voted to allow the classes of 2019 and 2020 the same alternative options for earning a high school diploma as this year's seniors.

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The Thomas B. Fordham Institute, a strong supporter of charter schools,  says state report cards on public schools are unfair to those with high poverty rates. 

The Ohio Supreme Court has denied a request to temporarily halt the state's efforts to recoup 60 million dollars from the state's largest online charter school operator.

Logan County Sheriff's Office

The Indian Lake Schools have fired superintendent Patrick O'Donnell, who is charged with sexually assaulting a young girl.

The Ohio Department of Education says the state's largest online charter school operator could owe another 20 dollars million for failing to properly verify enrollment properly. 

Ohio’s newly-released school report cards rank the Columbus City Schools among the lowest performing districts in the region, despite an improvement in elementary school literacy.

State Supreme Court Will Hear Appeal From ECOT

Sep 13, 2017

The Ohio Supreme Court has agreed to consider an enrollment dispute the state's largest online charter school operator says could determine the fate of the entire industry.  

Karen Kalser / Ohio Statehouse News Bureau

The embattled online charter school operators that’s had funding pulled back several times because of attendance and participation discrepancies is making a change.

The Ohio Inspector General's office says a former Ohio Department of Education administrator used state resources to lobby for her personal business.

Ohio Department of Education records show five more Columbus City Schools principals could lose their state educator licenses in connection with the district's attendance data-rigging scandal.

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The superintendent of Ohio's largest online charter school operator is retiring amid its court battle with Ohio officials over at least 60 million dollars in disputed funding.

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio's largest online charter school operator is getting less money from the state because of court rulings concluding it over reported student participation.

Ohio Public Radio

he Ohio Republican Party is returning money to a long-time GOP donor and founder of the state's largest online charter school.

Ohio Public Radio

The Ohio Department of Education has ordered more money be pulled from an embattled online charter school operator's monthly funding.

Ohio Public Radio

The state auditor wants the Ohio Department of Education to stop providing funding for the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, saying there are still discrepancies as to how many students are actually attending the state's largest online charter school operator.

Early test results are showing academic progress by Ohio's public school students. 

At least three big school districts including Columbus, are pleading with state education officials to take a close look at what they think is a major discrepancy.

Ohio Public Radio

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled the Ohio department of Education may start collecting 60 million dollars from the state's largest online charter school operator. 

The Ohio Department of Education will assume oversight of two charter schools originally overseen by the Reynoldsburg City Schools.

Ohio House of Representatives

A Democratic state lawmaker says Republican state auditor David Yost should recuse himself from any further investigations into the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow.

ohioauditor.gov

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.

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