Year: 2015

Michael Dodds was good at deleting student records for Columbus City Schools, and the district in turn was good to Dodds, promoting him from principal to a Downtown executive in charge of 26 schools. But that symbiotic relationship came back to haunt Dodds on Thursday, when a Franklin County deputy led him away from a courtroom to begin serving a 14-day jail term on three felony counts for tampering with student data to make the district look better. Dodds will serve 16 months of probation after his release. READ MORE.