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In case you haven’t been following the drama, has been actively fighting a plan by Governor Strickland to use race track slots to help fill a hole in the state budget.

The group has been using the courts to block the plan and delay its possible implementation until after the gubernatorial election in November.

The group was formed by former-Ken Blackwell staffers Carlo Loparo, Gene Piece and Norm Cummings and has received millions in funding from a shady DC-based group named New Models, which is also run by another former-Blackwell staffer named Tim Crawford.

Recently Secretary of […]

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It looks like the MSM has finally picked up the story about LetOhioVote.

Julie Carr Smyth, Ohio’s AP Statehouse Reporter, put out a pretty good piece today summarizing what I’ve been talking about for weeks – and then taking it a step further.

She covered my main point at the beginning: everyone involved in LetOhioVote is in some way associated with Ken Blackwell. She even mentions Norm Cummings (proof she’s been reading Plunderbund?)

And then she moves a little closer to answering the question we’ve all been trying to answer: who’s funding these guys?

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After ten years I think it’s finally time to admit Ohio’s Charter school program is a failure.

The test scores at for-profit schools are horrible and continue to be horrible.

Even the charter school people know it.? Which is why they tried a new strategy last year: cheating.

Questions raised about materials that boosted test scores
Dayton’s City Day charter school is under scrutiny, but the superintendent says the school did nothing wrong.
By Scott Elliott

Staff Writer

Sunday, February 04, 2007

DAYTON ? The test results seemed too good to be true.

A Dayton […]

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