Ohio districts caught up in data-scrubbing scandal see ratings falter

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

The Ohio Department of Education has lowered the ratings of six school districts which previously misrepresented student performance.

The action is a follow-up to the State Auditor’s finding that schools around the state “scrubbed” test results from lower performing students before submitting their data to the state.

The affected districts include Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Toledo, as well as more than a hundred schools within those districts.

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