COLUMBUS – Today, Senator Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) released the following statement after the State Board of Education voted 16-1 to take back $60 million in unearned state dollars from the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT):

“ECOT has been fighting to keep unearned tax dollars for over 11 months now. The students should always matter more than the money, but it’s clear from ECOT’s ongoing lawsuit that their priorities are severely misguided.

“ECOT has now lost every single major fight from the courts to the State Board of Education. It’s time for them to end this taxpayer-funded battle and focus on improving graduation rates.”

 
 
 
  
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