The cold front is now working into eastern Kentucky with winds gusting to near 40mph at times. Temps have dropped into the 30s behind the front and we've had reports of sleet and snow mixing with the rain in Lexington.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - School administrators around the country are getting into trouble for improperly pulling or adding students to their rosters.
When it involves fixing data, it's called "scrubbing." And it's rife with temptations: rosier district report cards, added funding and sometimes employee bonuses when performance improves.
In Texas, a former superintendent was imprisoned for conspiring to remove low-performing students from classrooms, boosting test averages. Principals in Oklahoma City and St. Louis, Mo., are no longer in their jobs following accusations of attendance manipulation.
In Ohio, a recent state auditor's investigation identified nine districts that removed poor-performing students from their rolls. More than 70 schools and districts also had attendance reporting errors.
Experts say such cases are easier to identify in the increasingly data-driven world of education, but remain isolated.
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