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Ohio Online Charter School Fight Becomes Political Football

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s multimillion-dollar legal dispute with an online charter school is seeping into the state’s top political races as it fuels discussions about financial and academic accountability. Candidates discussing the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, commonly called ECOT, include Democrats in the governor’s race who blast Republicans for lax handling of charter schools…. Read More

White Nationalist Threatens Lawsuit Against Ohio Colleges

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CLEVELAND (AP) — White nationalist Richard Spencer has threatened to sue two Ohio universities if they refuse to rent campus spaces for him to speak. Spencer’s associates contacted the University of Cincinnati and Ohio State University this month asking to rent theaters and auditoriums for Spencer to speak. An attorney representing Spencer’s event organizers said… Read More