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attendance rigging

Ohio Public Radio

The state's largest online charter school operator is accused of deliberately manipulating student attendance data to defraud the state out of millions of dollars. 

Investigative notes from the State Auditor's office show Columbus City Schools officials interviewed in secret  four semi- finalists in the recently scrubbed search for a new superintendent. 

Alison Holm, WCBE

The state's auditor says five Ohio school districts have used questionable attendance policies and practices, putting them at a higher risk for scrubbing attendance data to improve their school report cards.