Data scrubbing

Jo Ingles / Ohio Public Radio

Tuesday the Ohio Department of Education issued new report cards for the six school districts accused of scrubbing data, including Cincinnati and Winton Woods, whose ratings remained the same.

The Ohio Department of Education is taking additional steps in the data-scrubbing case involving Cincinnati Public Schools and six other districts around Ohio.  The department announced Monday it will re-run Ohio Report Card information on the seven districts, which also include Winton Woods, and is referring the matter to its Office of Professional Conduct.

Auditor Dave Yost investigated the districts last year as he looked into scrubbing, or removing poor-performing students from the rolls to improve performance rankings.