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Athens City School District Gives Hotspots To Students

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – As students continue to transition into online learning, Athens City School District (ACSD) has spent $96,000 on mobile hotspots to make that transition happen. Superintendent Tom Gibbs said the major chunk of the total expense on mobile hotspots came from federal funding. “It’s about $96,000 in expense, and about $80000 of… Read More

Auditor Recommends Changes To How State Funds Online Schools

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – As lawmakers consider changing how Ohio funds online charter schools, the state auditor recommends they consider models factoring in student performance or testing. Ohio’s traditional school funding is enrollment-based, but e-school funding in recent years has been calculated using documented student participation. In a report released Thursday, Republican Auditor Dave Yost’s… Read More