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7:17 am
Fri August 22, 2014

More CCS Officials Part Of State Attendance Data Probe

Former Columbus City Schools Superintendent Gene Harris
Credit Columbus City Schools

The Ohio Department of Education has added four more Columbus City Schools officials to their attendance data rigging probe, bring the number to 65.

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6:17 am
Thu July 31, 2014

Update: Former CCS Official Enters Plea In Attendance Data Scandal

Steve Tankovich
Credit Columbus City Schools

(Updated at 11:12 a.m.) Former Columbus City Schools data chief Steve Tankovich pleaded no contest today to a felony charge related to the district's student attendance data scandal.

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6:16 am
Tue July 1, 2014

ODE Subpoenas Records In CCS Data Scandal Probe

Gene Harris
Credit wcbe files

Officials with the Ohio Department of Education have subpoenaed the records of former Columbus City Schools Superintendent Gene Harris and 60 current and former district officials as part of an investigation of the district's attendance data rigging scandal.

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7:55 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Court: Harris Can't Be Sued In CCS Attendance Data Scandal

Gene Harris
Credit Columbus City Schools

A state appeals court says former Columbus City Schools Superintendent Gene Harris may not sued in the recent attendance data-scrubbing scandal.

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7:53 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Interim OSU President Meets With Reporters

Interim Ohio State University President Joe Alutto is promising to continue the plans of his predecessor during the search for the school's next leader.

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12:26 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

CCS Committee Recommends Large November Levy

The Columbus City Schools' millage committee this morning recommended placing a 9.01 mill levy on the November ballot.

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8:21 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Columbus Schools Adapt To Reading Guarantee

The Columbus City Schools are taking steps to address the issue of grade-reading readiness, and to come into compliance with the state's third grade reading guarantee.

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4:57 pm
Mon March 11, 2013

Bus And Sports Cuts Off The Table, Say CCS Officials

Drastic cuts to transportation, extracurricular activities and athletics for the Columbus City Schools are off the table, thanks to some good news from the state, say district officials.


  


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5:33 am
Fri December 21, 2012

Audit: Columbus Schools Tampered With Records

An audit by the Columbus Schools says district officials changed records to make it appear students who were actually in school had withdrawn.

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10:38 pm
Thu September 20, 2012

UPDATE: CCS Superintendent To Retire

The leader of the largest school district in Ohio has announced she will retire, amid a state investigation into alleged attendance rigging.

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11:25 am
Thu September 20, 2012

CCS Chief To Retire

A Columbus City Schools source tells WCBE superintendent Gene Harris will announce her retirement this afternoon.

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