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Explosive Memo from Dayton Charter Tells of School Violence, “Condoms” in hallways

Explosive Memo from Dayton Charter Tells of School Violence, “Condoms” in hallways
Horizon Memo Warns of 4 Potential Lawsuits, Contradicts Management Company’s Rosy Press Release After School Board Hearing 
COLUMBUS – A top official at the embattled Horizon Science Academy in Dayton wrote a 2014 memo describing “condoms in the hall,” sex in the in-school suspension room and teachers who “watch movies all the time.”

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Cheating and sex scandals expose Ohio’s weak charter school oversight

For Immediate Release
COLUMBUS — Just weeks after documents surfaced showing Ohio’s top education officials covered up apparent charter school cheating, officials at the same school did not tell parents that their kids were caught having oral sex at a school function, a teacher told the State Board of Education.

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State School Board To Hear Complaints About Charter Schools

Former teachers and students at a string of charter schools in Ohio plan to question the state school board over its alleged inaction toward the facilities in the wake of mounting complaints.
The FBI and other authorities are investigating schools in Ohio and other states

that are affiliated with an influential U.S.-based Muslim cleric, Fetullah Gulen. The investigation comes amid allegations of test tampering, sexual misconduct and improper use of public funds.

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Ex-teachers, pupils question Ohio charter schools

COLUMBUS, Ohio —

The Ohio State Board of Education expressed shock Tuesday at accounts of sex games, test tampering and other potentially criminal misdeeds at a Dayton charter school, and vowed to investigate.

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Post FBI-raid, ex-Horizon Academy teachers, students to testify at Ed Board

For More Information, Contact: Sandy Theis, 614 940-0131, sandy.theis [@] gmail.com   Former Gulen teachers, students to testify before State Board of Education;Testimony to cover test tampering, sexual misconduct in classroomsCOLUMBUS – Teachers and students upset over the quality of education offered by Gulen-affiliated charter schools as well as the state’s failure to hold the schools accountable, […]

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Lawyers Give to Charity Favored by AG

By JULIE SMYTH Courtesy of the Associated Press Lawyers, law firms and an Ohio lobbyist who have business in Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office have all contributed to a charity important to DeWine and his family, an Associated Press review found, and the donations have doubled since he took office. The charity, Hands Together […]
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Sue Pohler-Crony of the Week

The deck is full of revolving door conflicts.  This card is unique in that she was the head of the department that doles out the contracts before she started her firm.  Sue Pohler has been a Republican standard bearer since her days in the Young Republicans and continues to this day as a Franklin County […]
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Amy Hanauer at to speak at City Club July 25th. Register Now.

Let’s create an Ohio economy that works…for all of us.
Policy Matters Ohio director Amy Hanauer to deliver the Friday Forum this July 25th at the City Club of Cleveland.
Join us. Register now.
 

 
Friday, July 25th

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Big tax cuts for the wealthy, few new jobs

Big tax breaks to the wealthy in MBR, with little job growth; unemployment rate falls as workers leave the labor force; the Supreme Court gives predatory payday lenders a pass on triple digit interest rates; but severance taxes to cover public costs of fracking are “puny;” and Director Amy Hanauer to rally the City Club of Cleveland on making our Ohio economy work…for all of us.

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Dayton Ohio, Denver, ending Regional Job Piracy

This report by Good Jobs First finds that smart economic development measures in Dayton and Denver curb regional job piracy.

Go to Good Jobs First.
Sprawling Job Piracy among Cities and Suburbs Can Be Ended
 

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