The state and its largest online charter school are locked in a dispute over how to prove it’s providing an education to its more than 15,000 students. That fight is not just playing out in court but through TV, radio and web ads featuring a student defense.
ECOT has been trying to make its case in the court of public opinion by hitting the airwaves with commercials that feature struggling students, such as Gabriel Young.
“I’ve been in and out of foster care. I was adopted for seven years and then put back.”
This week on Sound of Ideas, StateImpact reporter Michelle Faust discussed the sticking points that lead to the Cleveland Teachers Union notice to strike. The strike will begin on September 1st if the Cleveland Metropolitan School District doesn't come to a contract agreement with the union.
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