WOSU News Archives For: September 10, 2012

Ohio Auditor Gets Help From OSU Stats Experts For Data Probe

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State Auditor Dave Yost says he thinks most systems will be cleared of any attendance data manipulation.
5:13PM
September
10, 2012

State board of education members received an update about possible attendance data manipulation at districts across Ohio. WOSU reports the state auditor also encouraged board members to release district report card numbers in light of the investigation.

Yost: Probe Continues, Will Give Priority To Districts With Levies

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A district auditor told the Columbus City Schools board that she found two instances of Columbus high schools changing attendance data outside of the normal window for adjustments.
8:57AM
September
10, 2012

Ohio Auditor Dave Yost’s office continues to investigate whether Columbus City Schools or any other Ohio school districts wrongfully changed attendance data to boost state report card ratings.

Romney To Campaign In Mansfield, Biden Rallies Dems In Athens

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Joe Biden made three weekend stops in southeast Ohio. Mitt Romney plans to speak to factory workers in Mansfield today.
8:11AM
September 10, 2012

Mitt Romney’s Monday rally in Mansfield comes two days after Joe Biden used a southeast Ohio event to attack the fiscal policies of the former Massachusetts governor.

Road Trip: The National Museum Of Cambridge Glass

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The National Museum of Cambridge Glass is housed in the former home of the Cambridge Glass Company.
7:29AM
September
10, 2012

Every week this travel season, we’re taking you to an interesting but sometimes overlooked part of Ohio. Today we’re headed to the National Museum of Cambridge Glass in eastern Ohio.

‘Occupy Columbus’ Folds Up In Face Of New City Fee

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The Occupy Columbus Tent stands on the High Street sidewalk in front of the statehouse.
6:00AM
September
10, 2012

The price of protest in Columbus has gone up, so much that “Occupy Columbus” leaders have decided to fold up the tent that sat outside the Statehouse for nearly a year.