There is growing evidence that the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow has problems — with its electronic classroom.
ProgressOhio released a report detailing the latest political influence used to help IQ Innovations, a company owned by big GOP donor Bill Lager, upgrade its distance learning platform. ECOT fan Annie Mayfield started this change.org petition that asks like-minded fans to contact Gov. Kasich.
Nine months earlier, however, she started another change.org petition begging ECOT to upgrade its server because of an epidemic of students unable to complete their work because the server is so slow!
Despite all of the tax money spent to prop up Lager’s empire, there are still problems, as evidenced by these quotes from actual ECOT students who signed the initial petition:
And then Morgan summed up her thoughts on ECOT’s site quite simply: