Eye on Education

Schools’ Report Card Grades Take A Hit After Data Scrubbing Incident

Six districts’ 2011 report card grades have been recalculated by the Ohio Department of Education. The new grades will now reflect test scores from students who were previously “scrubbed” from school records. Due to the new calculations, two of the districts– Central Ohio’s Northridge and Northeast Ohio’s Campbell–will see a drop in their grades, the Columbus Dispatch reports.

Two Ohio school districts will have their state report-card grades publicly docked today because they “scrubbed” low-performing students from their rolls. The two districts – Northridge near Dayton, and Campbell near Youngstown – are among six that are getting new report cards today for the 2010-11 school year.

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