Ohio’s superintendent says the state won’t withhold funding to penalize schools for students opting out of standardized tests this year.
Ohio Auditor Says Indicted School Official Owes More Money
The state auditor says the debt is growing for a former Ohio charter schools treasurer charged with embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal education funds.
Fifty-seven-year-old Carl W. Shye Jr. was indicted last month on federal charges of embezzling more than $470,000 over six years. Ohio Auditor Dave Yost says Shye’s debts owed to taxpayers grew by more than $52,000 with Thursday’s release of a now-closed Dayton school’s final audit.
The auditor says Shye is liable for more than $52,000 in New City Community School expenditures made without proper documentation and school board approval.
Shye, of New Albany, handled the finances of more than a dozen former charter schools in Columbus, Dayton and Youngstown.
Shye’s attorney, Michael Bowler, declined to comment Friday.