December 13, 2023 5:42 pm

Feds ignored ‘obvious red flags’ with $2M grant to Cincinnati charter school, letter says

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By Madeline Mitchell

Several Ohio Democrats are calling for the U.S. Department of Education to rescind a $2 million grant it gave to a Cincinnati charter school earlier this year.

The school, Cincinnati Classical Academy, provided inflated test scores in its application for the money and pretended to be much more diverse than it is, state lawmakers said in a letter to U.S. Department of Education Secretary Miguel Cardona.

You can read Madeline Mitchell’s piece in the Cincinnati Enquirer here.