Four connected to Dayton charter school indicted for bribery

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Four people connected to a Dayton charter school face federal charges.

Among them is the superintendent of Arise charter school. Shane Floyd, 42, is accused of accepting bribes in exchange for awarding a consulting contract to a company called Global Educational Consultants.

Arise board members Christopher Martin, 44, of Springfield, and Kristal Screven, 38, of Dayton, were also indicted as was Global Educational Consultants operator, Carl Robinson.

The indictment alleges that Floyd, Martin and Screven solicited and accepted bribes from Robinson in exchange for awarding a lucrative consulting contract to Global.

The indictment says Arise paid Global $420,919 over 12 months starting in October 2008 at a time when Arise had difficulty making payments to other vendors and staff.

It goes on to say that in exchange for the consulting contract, Robinson paid Floyd more than $5,000 in cash, gave Martin cash and a trip to Las Vegas and bribed Screven with cash and payments for a school security services company she and her husband owned.

All four face several charges including conspiracy and aiding and abetting federal programs bribery.

They could spend ten to fifteen years in prison and pay back the money if they are convicted. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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