Several hundred people gathered Tuesday night in east Columbus to protest a Missouri grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.
A former Ohio charter school treasurer has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $470,000 in federal education funds from four schools over six years.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office has charged New Albany resident Carl Shye, Jr. with embezzling more than $470,000 between 2005 and 2011.
The state Department of Education has rejected four new charter schools because it says the private management company would have too much control over the school’s boards.
Ohio Auditor David Yost says four Richard Allen Academy schools misspent the money on alcohol, undocumented credit card purchases, and a $172,000 transfer that remains unaccounted for.
The Columbus-based Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow brought in 100 new teachers at the beginning of the school year. Now administrators say they need 40 more.