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Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost
Concerning the sentencing of former Columbus City Schools Superintendent Gene Harris
Columbus – The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost concerning the sentencing of former Columbus City Schools Superintendent Gene Harris:
“Gene Harris will forever bear the title of convicted criminal,” Auditor Yost said. “But most importantly, the loss of her professional licenses means she can never again impact children’s education.”
The Auditor of State’s office, one of five independently elected statewide offices in Ohio, is responsible for auditing more than 5,800 state and local government agencies. Under the direction of Auditor Dave Yost, the office also provides financial services to local governments, investigates and prevents fraud in public agencies and promotes transparency in government.