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After a months-long delay, the Columbus City Schools have once again agreed to sell Indianola Middle School to Ohio State University. 

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The Columbus Board of Education has again put the fate of the Indianola Middle School property back on its agenda - more than six months after it unanimously approved a deal with Ohio State University.  

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A Columbus City Schools principal has been charged with soliciting a prostitute. 

The Columbus City Schools' board is launching a new search for a superintendent, after State Auditor David Yost suggested there may have been improprieties in the selection process. 

Wednesday morning, at 10 o'clock, students at schools across the country will walk out of their classrooms. The plan is for them to leave school — or at least gather in the hallway — for 17 minutes. That's one minute for each of the victims in last month's school shooting in Parkland, Fla.

The walkout has galvanized teens nationwide and raised big questions for schools about how to handle protests.

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Students from four Columbus City high schools and one elementary school are among those planning to take part in the National School Walkout March 14th, in honor of the 17 people killed at a high school in Parkland, Florida.  

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State Auditor David Yost says the Columbus City Schools may have to conduct another search for a superintendent.  

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The Columbus Board of Education last night approved a plan to cut 61 staff positions in the upcoming school year, as part of a larger plan to head off a looming deficit triggered by reduced state funding.  

Akron City Schools Superintendent David James has withdrawn from consideration for the top spot in Columbus City Schools, leaving interim superintendent John Stanford as the only candidate for the position.  

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The Columbus City Schools' board held a special meeting Wednesday night, to hear about revised recommendations to the list of possible budget cuts necessitated by reduced state funding.

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Many schools in and around central Ohio either canceled classes today or increased police presence amid several threats seen on social media. 

After Tuesday's apparent suicide attempt at a Massillon-area middle school, and a school shooting in Florida last week, safety is very much on the minds of school officials across the country. 

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Columbus City Schools parents are getting a chance to talk about the district's proposed budget cuts. 

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Akron Public Schools superintendent David James is defending himself against allegations the district improperly handles student behavior and discipline.

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The Columbus Board of Education has scheduled a vote on Monday night to approve a list of three semifinalists to become the district's next superintendent. 

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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther last night hosted the first of five neighborhood conversations, which are being held this year as an alternative to the traditional State of the City address. 

The Columbus City Schools' board held a special meeting at the Downtown High School last night, to discuss a looming sea of red ink.

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A former Columbus City Schools employee has pleaded guilty to stealing bus passes meant for low-income students. 

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In 2016, Columbus City Schools officials told voters the district would add over 300  jobs if they approved an operating levy. 

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 Sentencing is scheduled March 23rd for a former Westerville and Columbus City Schools teacher who pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of masterminding a hoax in which she collected thousand of dollars in paid leave by falsely claiming she had cancer. 

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Akron Schools superintendent David James has made the most recent cut of applicants to become the next superintendent of Columbus City Schools. 

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Columbus school board member Michael Cole says he plans to run for the Ohio House seat currently held by fellow Democrat Hearcel Craig, who is running for the Ohio Senate.

Columbus City Schools officials say they raised roughly 21 million dollars by auctioning three properties on Tuesday.

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The Columbus School board last night took a step forward, appointing an interim superintendent.

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A Franklin County judge has refused to dismiss the 90-day sentence for a former Columbus City Schools substitute teacher convicted for showing a movie containing sexual images and violence to Spanish-language students at East High School.

All three incumbents retained their seats on the Columbus Board of Education in Tuesday's election that pitted Democrats against Democrats. 

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The Columbus City Schools are still negotiating a deal to sell Indianola Middle School to Ohio State University, despite missing a mid-September deadline to close the agreement.

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Seven people have applied so far to become the next superintendent of the Columbus City Schools.

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The Franklin County Department of Job and Family Services is expanding its support of trauma training in Columbus City Schools into the Whitehall district.

Another day of unseasonably high temperatures has led Columbus City Schools officials to call for a second shortened school day.  

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