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The state auditor reviews Ohio's books and conducts efficiency audits of  thousands of units of state and local government. 

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Republican Mike DeWine and Democrat Richard Cordray held the first of three planned gubernatorial debates on Wednesday in Dayton. 

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Rich Cordray says Ohio's public school system is in decline compared with others nationwide. 

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Republican gubernatorial nominee Mike DeWine has unveiled his new education plan, which includes cutting the amount of state standardized testing.  

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Any federal education money recovered from the now-closed Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow would go back to Ohio school districts under proposed legislation. 

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Ohio Attorney General and GOP gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine is suing the founder and leaders of the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, aiming to recoup millions of dollars in public funding that flowed to the now-defunct online school. 

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The Ohio Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal by the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow arguing the Ohio Board of Education violated open meetings laws when deciding to order the school repay 60 million dollars in state funding in a dispute over how student participation was tallied. 

An attorney for the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow says the school will continue to pursue administrative appeals against the state in lower courts. 

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Ohio Attorney General and GOP gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine has provided new details of assets he might try to recover from the founder of a now-defunct online charter school. 

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Republican Ohio Supreme Court Justice Pat DeWine has recused himself from a case over how the state calculated funding for the now-defunct online charter school operator The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, five months after it was argued. 

Karen Kasler

The Ohio Attorney General has filed an argument in court claiming the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow’s agreements with its management and software service companies constitute a pattern of corrupt activity. 

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Ohio Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine has released what he says is a plan to invest in Ohio's children, families and future. 

Republican state lawmakers are preparing to temporarily relax academic performance standards for the Toledo-based Ohio Virtual Academy that took in thousands of students from the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow after it closed.  

Franklin County Auditor

The Columbus City Schools board waited until the last day to start bidding on the former Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow headquarters last week.

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Dozens of Columbus City Schools employees will be moving under one roof. 

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A progressive-leaning think tank says data from the Ohio Department of Education's website shows not only how much state money went to the now-closed Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, but how much traditional public school districts lost to what was the state's largest online charter school operator. 

Dan Konik

Accusations are flying at Broad and High as the Ohio House continues in disorder without a Speaker. 

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Republican Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien has recused himself from an investigation into potential criminal conduct by officials at the Electronic Classroom of tomorrow. 

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The state auditor says the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow committed fraud by inflating student participation numbers in order to continue collecting millions in taxpayer money.

The Columbus City Attorney's office has filed a motion seeking to halt the state's planned auction of computers owned by the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, saying they may contain evidence of attendance-data manipulation. 

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Two government watchdog groups are seeking information from the sponsor of an online charter school operator about any taxpayer money it spent to keep employees from speaking.  

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The state's largest online charter school operator is accused of deliberately manipulating student attendance data to defraud the state out of millions of dollars. 

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. 

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.

ecotohio.org

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. 

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An ethics complaint says  Ohio Supreme Court Justice Terrence O'Donnell should recuse himself from hearing a case affecting funding for the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, for which he was commencement speaker in 2013. 

Karen Kasler / Statehouse News Bureau

A Franklin County judge has appointed an outside attorney to handle records and finances of the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow.

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

Daniel Konik

2017 ends with some big decisions coming out of the Ohio Supreme Court. 

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.

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