State Auditor David Yost

Taxpayers are being asked to cover the costs of the investigation of the Columbus City Schools' data rigging scandal.

Yost Praises CCS Internal Auditor

Jun 4, 2013

State Auditor David Yost says data scrubbing in the Columbus City Schools painted a false picture of district accomplishments, and may have cheated some students out of the chance for charter school vouchers or federally subsidized tutoring.

State Auditor David Yost yesterday made his first public comments about the newly-passed measure that blocks his authority to audit JobsOhio.

Yost Gets Backing Of Senate Democrats

May 31, 2013

A day after a measure blocking the Republican State Auditor from auditing Governor John Kasich's private job creation entity JobsOhio passed the Ohio House, Auditor David Yost got some support from members of the opposition party in the Senate.

State Approves Enrollment Data Fixes

May 28, 2013

Ohio schools that reportedly had errors in certain enrollment data have gotten state approval of plans to fix the issues.

Yost Proposes ODOT Cost Cutting Measures

May 9, 2013

Cutting its annual mowing schedule from four to three times could save the Ohio Department of Transportation millions, according to a study by State Auditor Dave Yost.

Cupp's Job Raising Ethical Questions

May 7, 2013

Former Republican Ohio Supreme Court Justice Robert Cupp's new job is raising ethical issues in the legal battle over GOP Governor John Kasich's nonprofit job-creation agency JobsOhio.

Cops Seize CCS Records

May 2, 2013

Columbus Police officers this morning seized records wanted by the state auditor as part of his probe of the Columbus City Schools' attendance data tampering scandal, and his probe of alleged grade changing at Linden-McKinley High School.

Update: State Audit Finds Faults In Columbus City Schools

Apr 4, 2013

Ohio’s Auditor has released an audit on the Columbus City School district and the findings are not good news.

The annual state audit of the Columbus City Schools is a mix of good and bad news.

JobsOhio Complies With Subpoena

Mar 19, 2013

Ohio's private non-profit job creation agency says it complied with the subpoena issued by State Auditor David Yost to turn over its private financial records.

Yost Wants To Audit JobsOhio

Mar 8, 2013

Many Democrats in the state legislature have been raising questions about public money put into the state's private non profit jobs development corporation, JobsOhio.

CCS Considering Whistleblower Policy

Jan 10, 2013

The Columbus School Board is considering a new policy protecting whistleblowers who want to report fraud or mismanagement.

State auditor David Yost has announced the some Columbus City Schools officials could face criminal charges as a result of his investigation into an attendance rigging scandal. 

Bill Cohen, OPR

Ohio’s Auditor says a preliminary probe has found evidence of major irregularities in the way five school districts have changed the enrollment status of some students. 

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.