Former city schools admin found guilty on data scandal charges

Michael Dodds

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – A former Columbus City Schools administrator accepted a plea deal today in court in relation to a data scandal that impacted the school district and student grades.

Michael Dodds pleaded no contest to three felony charges in a Franklin County courtroom today.

He was found guilty and will be sentenced at another date.

A state audit found administrators at Columbus City Schools helped change attendance records to perform better on state report cards.

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