Gene Harris

Columbus City Schools

A former Columbus City Schools administrator has pleaded no contest to multiple charges filed in the wake of  the district's attendance data rigging scandal.  

Columbus City Schools

The former principal at Marion-Franklin High School has officially been fired for her role in the Columbus City Schools' data-rigging scandal. 

Columbus City Schools

The Columbus school board will soon follow through on plans to fire a principal at the center of the district's attendance data-rigging scandal. 

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Former Columbus City Schools Superintendent Gene Harris was sentenced to one year's probation, 100 hours of community service and fined 750 dollars yesterday after pleading no contest to a dereliction of duty charge as part of the district's attendance data-fixing scandal. 

Columbus City Schools

Former Columbus City Schools superintendent Gene Harris will plead no contest on Wednesday to a second-degree misdemeanor charge of dereliction of duty, in connection with the district's attendance data-fixing scandal.

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.

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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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.

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.

Interim OSU President Meets With Reporters

Jul 18, 2013

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.

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

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.

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.


Audit: Columbus Schools Tampered With Records

Dec 21, 2012

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the Columbus Schools says district officials changed records to make it appear students who were actually in school had withdrawn.

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

CCS Chief To Retire

Sep 20, 2012

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