Eye on Education

Former Columbus Superintendent Scrutized For Possible Involvement in Data-Rigging

The Columbus data rigging investigation continues to expand as the Ohio Department od Education subpoenas records pertaining to former school superintendent Gene Harris. The Columbus Dispatch reports the Ohio Department of Education subpoenaed records on Harris and 60 other current and former Columbus schools educators Monday. It’s the first time the Department has sought information that could shed light as to whether Harris was involved in data-rigging in the district. Other Columbus City Schools employees are accused of falsifying students’ records to improve their schools’ standing on state report cards.

The Ohio Department of Education subpoenaed records today concerning former Columbus school Superintendent Gene Harris, appearing to probe her role in the district data-rigging scandal.

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