CINCINNATI - School and district ratings across Ohio that have been delayed amid a statewide review of student-attendance data were finally released Wednesday.
The Ohio Department of Education released the report cards Wednesday morning, but results are still considered preliminary as Ohio Auditor Dave Yost continues an investigation into potential enrollment and attendance irregularities around the state.
The Ohio Board of Education voted to release the eagerly-awaited information, in part because Election Day is approaching and many districts are pursuing levy and bond issues.
The reports are normally published in August.
A department spokesman said the information was not presented with the charts, graphs and other visual elements that districts and families have come to expect. Results will be listed in a simple spreadsheet for now.
Here is a list of Tri-State's Ohio school districts, and their ratings:
Cincinnati: continuous improvement
Hamilton: continuous improvement
Lockland: continuous improvement
Northwest Local: continuous improvement
St Bernard-Elmwood Place: continuous improvement
West Clermont: effective
New Richmond: excellent
Oak Hills: excellent
New Miami: excellent
Reading: excellent with distinction
Blanchester: excellent with distinction
Forest Hills: excellent with distinction
Lakota: excellent with distinction
Sycamore: excellent with distinction
Three Rivers: excellent with distinction
Wyoming: excellent with distinction
To read the full report on individual local Ohio schools' report cards, go to http://goo.gl/xhma1 .
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