Columbus Schools Data Scrubbing Scandal



Four Columbus area principals are being fired after a state auditor’s report showed evidence they’d falsified data to improve their schools’ standings. This hour we’ll talk about the scandal, what’s being done to make amends, and the culture of intimidation and fraud State Auditor Dave Yost said plagued the district.


  • Jennifer Smith Richards, education reporter at The Columbus Dispatch
  • Tom Borgerding, WOSU News Managing Editor


Jennifer Richards’ Data Rigging article

WOSU News report

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