Steve Tankovich Former CCS Administrator Pleads No Contest In Data-Rigging Scandal By Alison Holm • Jun 29, 2015 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. Gene Harris Charged With Dereliction Of Duty By Associated Press & Jim Letizia • Jan 12, 2015 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. Former CCS Data Chief Sentenced To Jail, Probation By Jim Letizia • Dec 11, 2014 Columbus City Schools The so-called architect of the Columbus City Schools' attendance data-rigging scandal was sentenced today to 15 days in jail and two years probation. CCS Official Charged With Changing Grades To Be Sentenced Today By Jim Letizia • Nov 14, 2014 Columbus City Schools A Columbus City Schools administrator is expected to plead guilty today to charges of changing student grades. Judge Delays Tankovich Sentencing By Jim Letizia • Nov 13, 2014 wcbe files A Franklin County judge this morning postponed sentencing for a key figure in the Columbus City Schools' attendance data fixing scandal. Tankovich Testifies About CCS Attendance Data Scandal By Jim Letizia • Sep 25, 2014 Columbus City Schools The former Columbus City Schools official at the heart of the district's data-rigging scandal told investigators yesterday he created a monster. Update: Former CCS Official Enters Plea In Attendance Data Scandal By Jim Letizia • Jul 31, 2014 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.