A coalition of health and human services advocates is expressing support for the governor’s pitch to help economically struggling Ohioans move out of poverty, though the group has concerns about how the goal will be accomplished.
State report card scores have been delayed as Ohio Auditor Dave Yost continues to investigate whether districts retroactively changed attendance records to boost state report card scores.
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.
The state auditor in Ohio says he is expanding an investigation into changes made to student attendance data in several districts to statewide.
A report by the state’s auditor has found that the Ohio Department of Transportation could save more than $6 million by selling underused heavy equipment and vehicles and closing two rest stops in eastern Ohio.
Ohio State Auditor Dave Yost says many Ohio cities are not obeying the spirit of the stateâ€™s open records law.
The Kasich Administration and other Republicans are pushing local governments to consolidate and share services. Itâ€™s an effort to save money. But WOSU Commentator Gail Martineau says the consolidation â€œsales pitchesâ€ should include all the facts.