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State’s Top School Choice Official Resigns After Illegal E-School Omission

COLUMBUS, Ohio — David Hansen, the school choice director for the Ohio Department of Education, resigned late Saturday after throwing failing grades for online schools out of key charter school evaluations. 

The Plain Dealer reported in June that Hansen, the husband of Gov. John Kasich’s chief of staff and campaign manager Beth Hansen, had intentionally left F grades for online schools out of academic evaluations of charter school oversight agencies.