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The Columbus City School Board last night re-elected Gary Baker as president on a 4-3 vote, despite a challenge from board member Mary Jo Hudson.

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The Columbus City Schools Board has voted unanimously to accept an annual payment of $586,000 from the Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority in lieu of property taxes on Nationwide Arena.  

Voters returned the incumbents in the Columbus City Schools board contest last night - and added one well-known name in Ohio politics.  

Columbus City Schools are transforming the traditional school nurses office in 17 schools this fall. 

The state auditor's office says nearly 30 companies owe the Columbus City Schools thousands of dollars after an investigation uncovered years of fraud against the district. 

The Columbus City Schools got a gift this week that will be music to the ears of students for decades to come. 

Columbus City School officials over the weekend visited the families of students left stranded by the unexpected closure of a charted school last week. 

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A Franklin County judge has ruled a former Columbus City Schools principal fired for her role in the district's attendance data scandal may not get her job back.

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Former Columbus City Schools administrator Michael Dodds was sentenced today to 14 days in jail and 16 months of supervised released  for his role in the district's attendance data rigging scandal.

  The Ohio High School Athletic Association has reversed a decision that would have pitted many urban teams against schools with far larger enrollment.  

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A former Columbus City Schools administrator has pleaded no contest to multiple charges filed in the wake of  the district's attendance data rigging scandal.  

Under terms of a new two year contract agreement ratified by the Columbus Education Association last week and going before the school board tonight, Columbus City Schools teachers will get 2 percent pay raises in each year of the deal - their first base pay raises in several years. 

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Columbus police say no students were injured this morning when their school bus crashed after the driver had a heart attack.

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An initiative uniting nonprofit agencies, businesses, foundations and the Columbus City Schools to provide preschoolers with early-learning checkups is getting thousands of dollars from the city.

Columbus State Community College and the Columbus City Schools have agreed to offer high school students college credit toward industry certifications or associate degrees. 

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In an abrupt about-face the Columbus City Schools has withdrawn pending legislation to hire an administrator to overhaul the district's Human Resources and Communications departments.

Four Columbus high schools were placed on lockdown in fear of retaliatory violence following the death of 16-year old boy shot in southeast Columbus Tuesday evening. 

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Former Columbus City Schools Superintendent Gene Harris was sentenced to one year's probation, 100 hours of community service and fined 750 dollars yesterday after pleading no contest to a dereliction of duty charge as part of the district's attendance data-fixing scandal. 

Former Columbus City Schools superintendent Gene Harris is expected to plead no contest today to a misdemeanor charge of dereliction of duty in the district's data rigging scandal. 

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Former Columbus City Schools superintendent Gene Harris will plead no contest on Wednesday to a second-degree misdemeanor charge of dereliction of duty, in connection with the district's attendance data-fixing scandal.

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