From The Oxford Press
A pair of statewide candidates are saying their political adversaries in this November’s election are “laying down on the job” as millions of dollars are going to failing or failed nonpublic charter schools, and not into the coffers of successful public school districts.
But representatives for Ohio Auditor David Yost and Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said that accusation couldn’t be further from the truth.
State Rep. John Patrick Carney, D-Columbus, and former Hamilton County commissioner David Pepper, also a Democrat, said Yost and DeWine are not doing enough when it comes to collecting the millions of dollars owed back to the state by failed charter schools.
“Unfortunately for our state, under Republican leadership, (efforts for charter school transparency) has gone the exact opposite way of trying to provide accountability and oversight,” said Carney, who will challenge Yost in November. “The path to the American Dream goes through the public school system and sound and quality education.”
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