Articles Tagged with charter school fraud

charter-school-fraud-300x214One of Ohio’s largest online charter schools is facing some serious allegations from a former employee. The whistleblower claims, Electronic Classroom for Tomorrow, purposely inflated attendance figures tied to its state funding.

The Investigation

Education regulators are reviewing the allegations. Last year, the former technology employee told the Department of Education that “school officials ordered staff to manipulate student data with software obtained following the state’s demand that it return $60 million in overpayments for the 2015-2016 school year.” This according to WCPO in Cincinnati.