Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
The Columbus City Schools District has retained outside legal counsel in the wake of the attendance data investigation being conducted by the state. WOSU reports school board members approved the move at last night’s board meeting.
Dave Yost is defending the video asking for tips in the possible rigging of attendance data in Columbus City Schools.
The investigation continues into whether Columbus City School administrators changed attendance data. The district’s superintendent maintains she knew nothing of the alleged rigging. WOSU sat down with Harris prior to last night’s school board meeting to discuss the district’s – and the superintendent’s – future.
Columbus City Schools superintendent Gene Harris says some principals might have received financial bonuses by changing student attendance records to boost their state report card numbers.
A former Columbus City Schools auditor alleges the superintendent interfered during a student attendance probe in 2004.
Columbus City Schools board members met with the district’s auditor to discuss, some for the first time, the on-going investigation into allegations of attendance rigging.
The investigation into the possible altering of student attendance records to boost district report card ratings continues as state education officials say the Lockland school district in suburban Cincinnati filed false attendance data to improve its state report card.