While the Ohio Auditor is investigating attendance practices in districts across the state, the Ohio Department of Education (also a target of the investigation) continues to deny any culpability for the entire affair. Instead, ODE spokesperson John Charlton has repeatedly defended the department’s actions as top notch and crystal clear.
From StateImpact Ohio:
Charlton says there should be no confusion about how to enter absentee data.
“The Ohio Revised Code clearly defines what a withdrawn student is,” he says. “I think if superintendents and school employees follow the revised code they’ll have no problem answering the questions and entering the […]Full Story... →