Whistleblower

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Some Democrats in the Ohio Legislature are sponsoring a bill that they say would provide more protections to whistle-blowers. 

Democratic Rep. Jack Cera is a sponsor of a new bill that, if passed, would provide more protections to people who report wrongdoing involving taxpayer funds. 

Photo of Steve Dyer from Innovation Ohio
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Longtime critics of the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, the now-closed but still controversial online charter school, say that more employees would come forward with accusations of student data manipulation had they not signed contracts with non-disclosure agreements attached.

Steve Dyer with the liberal think tank Innovation Ohio says these so-called non-disclosure agreements signed by ECOT employees cover up any possible data fraud with public money.