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West High Students Eligible For Vouchers After New Report Cards

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The state revised some district and school ratings after an investigation into "scrubbing" of attendance data.
8:03AM
August 14, 2014

The lowering of state report card scores for some Columbus schools could be good news for students in at least one Columbus school.

Columbus Administrators Continued Record Changing For Months

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8:51AM
April 24, 2014

An internal audit of Columbus City Schools reportedly shows the practice of changing student data without documentation continued for months after news of the practice broke.

Principals Sue For Jobs, $400,000 In Damages

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Tiffany Chavers, principal at Linden-McKinley STEM Academy, and Pamela Diggs, principal at Marion Franklin High School, are scheduled to be fired after a Tuesday school board vote. They filed suit a day later.
7:22AM
March 20, 2014

Two Columbus principals being fired by the school board for their alleged roles in a data rigging scandal are suing to keep their jobs.

Perkins Announces Resignation Day Before Auditor Briefing

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Columbus City Schools Audit and Accountability Committee met in July of 212 to discuss the on-going investigation into attendance data tampering. District Internal Auditor Carolyn Smith (right) accused then-board-president Carol Perkins (left) with pressuring her to wrap up the probe.
8:16AM
January
15, 2014

As Columbus school board members prepare to see the results of a year-and-a-half long investigation into alleged attendance and data rigging in the district, the board’s former president says she’s resigning.