Online school gets OK for dropout prevention designation
September 28, 2017
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The giant online charter school locked in a legal fight with Ohio officials over millions of dollars has received initial approval to be designated a dropout prevention school.
Cleveland.com reports (http://bit.ly/2wjE6Nn ) the Ohio Department of Education approved the change for the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow on Monday, pending an audit to confirm that most of the school's students are between ages 16 and 21. The school offers kindergarten through high school classes, but says about 53 percent of its students meet the age requirement and would be considered at...