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    State broke the law by ignoring online school F’s, state school board says
    on July 15, 2015 at 7:00 AM

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – State school board members accused the Ohio Department of Education Tuesday of breaking state law by throwing F grades for online schools out of a key charter school evaluation this year.

    READ MORE: http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2015/07/state_didnt_follow_the_law_in.html#incart_m-rpt-1

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    Ohio education official resigns after altering charter school evaluations
    By Andrew Welsh-Huggins
    Associated Press
    Published: July 18, 2015

    COLUMBUS: An Ohio education official resigned Saturday after acknowledging he excluded failing grades for charter schools in evaluations of the schools’ overseers. David Hansen, the School Choice director for the Education Department, confirmed last week he left F grades for online and dropout recovery schools off evaluations of charter school sponsors. He said he felt the marks would “mask” successes elsewhere.

    READ MORE: http://www.ohio.com/news/break-news/ohio-education-official-resigns-after-altering-charter-school-evaluations-1.609279

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