New Columbus schools chief says he’s cleaning house

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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

The new interim superintendent of Columbus schools says he is working to fire employees implicated in the district’s data scandal, or at least encourage them to leave.

“We are going to hold wrongdoers accountable,” interim Superintendent Dan Good said. “Where there are supported allegations of unethical behavior, we are taking action to remove them from the district. We are definitely moving on the issue ... . And you’ll see the results of that in the next few weeks.”

He said he has been counseling those with ties to the scandal to leave and is making sure he has other employees ready to fill vacancies. The community should expect changes in employees and leadership even before school starts on Aug. 21.

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