COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio has delayed issuing annual school report cards whose results affect dozens of decisions about money, building and program placements, and student scholarships.
The vote Monday by the state Board of Education comes amid an attendance-tampering investigation by Ohio Auditor Dave Yost. Yost launched the statewide probe after irregular enrollment and attendance practices were discovered in Columbus, Toledo and suburban Cincinnati districts.
He's investigating whether low-performing students were improperly removed from rolls to improve school performance rankings.
Acting Ohio Superintendent Michael Sawyers said the U.S. Department of Education has signed off on the delay until September. Officials want to assure report card data is accurate.
The reports give parents a snapshot of a school's performance. They also help determine which students qualify for vouchers and whether charter schools are re-certified.
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