State To Release More Data, Attendance Records Still Delayed

A district auditor told the Columbus City Schools Board of Education that she found at least two instances of Columbus high schools changing attendance data outside of the normal window for adjustments.(Photo: Flickr)
A district auditor told the Columbus City Schools Board of Education that she found at least two instances of Columbus high schools changing attendance data outside of the normal window for adjustments.(Photo: Flickr)

School performance data delayed by a statewide attendance-tampering investigation is headed to Ohio districts.

The Ohio Department of Education plans to release partial report card results on its Web site by midday, although a district’s attendance rate, performance index and overall rating will be omitted. That remains held up over the investigation into whether several Ohio districts changed attendance data to boost report card ratings.

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