Statement from Auditor Yost on Columbus City Schools Board of Education Restarting Superintendent Selection Process

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Columbus – In response to today’s unanimous vote by the Columbus City Schools Board of Education to restart its process for selecting a new superintendent, Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost issued the following statement: 

“This is good news for the students and their parents and most of all, for our community. Democracy is a plant that requires full sun. Congratulations to my elected colleagues who made a difficult but righteous decision.”


The Auditor of State’s office, one of five independently elected statewide offices in Ohio, is responsible for auditing more than 5,900 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.

Beth Gianforcaro
Press Secretary