Columbus City Schools

The Columbus City Schools' board this morning unanimously approved a combined levy and bond package for the fall ballot.  

The Columbus Board of Education this morning voted to place a combined 6.92 mill levy and bond request on the November ballot.

Columbus City Council last night approved two tax breaks for retailer Big Lots to move its headquarters from the west side to the northeast side.

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The Columbus City Schools' board has decided not to join an effort to increase the property value of Nationwide Arena.

A Columbus City Schools committee has recommended two operating levy plans for the fall ballot that would raise the property taxes of a 100 thousand dollar home by 18 percent.

Starting next month, people interested in tracking Columbus City Schools’ spending will have two new tools to follow taxpayer dollars. 

Columbus voters could soon be asked to fund an overhaul of the city's school buildings.

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Former Whetstone High School principal Amy Dennis, who is implicated in the Columbus City Schools' attendance data-fixing scandal, has agreed not to re-obtain her state licenses.

The Columbus City Schools have taken the first step to change some of the terms of a 30-year old compact with suburban school districts. 

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Ohio House lawmakers are considering changes in how battles over school district borders are handled.

A state audit shows dozens of Columbus City Schools employees are holding on to fraudulently awarded bonuses.

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Spring break for many Columbus students begins next week.

Putting full-fledged health clinics in school buildings has long been a dream for the Columbus City Schools. 

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Newly-released state report cards show fewer Ohio school districts got  an "A" grade on a key performance measure.

The White House is hoping caring mentors will help stop students from skipping school.

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The state auditor calls a reported deal between the Ohio Department of Education and Columbus City Schools administrators related to the district's data scrubbing scandal "inappropriate."

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The Columbus City School board last night honored a woman who has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to get books in the hands of children in some of the district's most impoverished schools. 

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The Columbus City Schools and Columbus Public Health have launched a campaign to get students vaccinations.

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The Columbus City Schools have received a grade of D in a main area of the state's report card. 

The Columbus City Schools "State of the District" event last night was part showcase, part pep rally.

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