Gov. Hogan Refers BCPS Audit To State Prosecutor
(Baltimore, MD) -- Governor Larry Hogan is calling for a criminal investigation after an audit allegedly revealed a "massive grade-fixing scheme" within Baltimore City Public Schools.
The governor today referred the audit to the Maryland State Prosecutor and the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office for possible prosecution.
The state audit, released Tuesday, found more than 12-thousand-500 grades had been changed from failing to passing between 2016 and 2020.
To read the full report, click here.
After an Inspector General report confirmed a massive grade-fixing scheme in Baltimore City Public Schools, I am immediately directing the Maryland State Prosecutor to investigate and prosecute any alleged criminal malfeasance that may have occurred. pic.twitter.com/iuVSPgZcns— Governor Larry Hogan (@GovLarryHogan) June 9, 2022
Beyond the legal implications, there has been a clear moral failing by school administrators who appear more concerned with their own image than with the well-being of their students. Baltimore City children have been denied the education they deserve.— Governor Larry Hogan (@GovLarryHogan) June 9, 2022