Investigation into Grade Changing at Alternative School in Ozark

PRESS RELEASE: Recently school administration has become aware of several incidents of grade changing at the Alternative School in Ozark also known as the Opportunity Academy.

The Academy is administered jointly by the Ozark and Dale County schools and the grade changing incidents involved a limited number of students from both school systems.

The teacher involved in the matter is no longer employed and the investigation into the matter is ongoing.

Remedial action will be taken to correct the situation in a fair and responsible way to best help the students achieve their goals and to insure that the school systems provide the proper education to all our students.

The release of most information will be restricted by confidentiality laws but any additional information which can be released will be done at the conclusion of the investigation.