Columbus City Schools

Westerville police say a vague threat posted Wednesday night on the Whisper app put the city's schools on alert yesterday and forced the lockdown of all Columbus high schools. 

Columbus City Schools

The so-called architect of the Columbus City Schools' attendance data-rigging scandal was sentenced today to 15 days in jail and two years probation.

Columbus police are investigating the shooting death of a man in his West side home. 

Columbus City Schools

A Columbus City Schools administrator is expected to plead guilty today to charges of changing student grades.

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A Franklin County judge this morning postponed sentencing for a key figure in the Columbus City Schools' attendance data fixing scandal.

Vandalia-Butler City Schools officials say they'll remedy ongoing problems with a private bussing contractor, even if it means the district will resume providing its own transportation for students.

The Columbus City School district is asking staff awarded performance bonuses based on rigged data to give the money back. 

Columbus City Schools

The former Columbus City Schools official at the heart of the district's data-rigging scandal told investigators yesterday he created a monster. 

The Columbus City School Board was scheduled to get a briefing last night about a state pilot program that could allow parents to force a wholesale staffing change at low-performing schools. 

The Ohio Department of Education says the Columbus City Schools met only 2 of 24 academic performance standards last year.

The cause of yesterday's crash that killed a veteran Columbus City Schools employee remains under investigation.

The Columbus City School Board last night put in place safeguards to prevent a repeat of the district's grade-changing scandal.

Columbus City Schools

The Ohio Department of Education has added four more Columbus City Schools officials to their attendance data rigging probe, bring the number to 65.

State Changes Report Cards For 20 Columbus City Schools

Aug 14, 2014
State Auditor's Office

The Ohio Department of Education has recalculated report cards for 20 schools in the Columbus district, as well as schools in four other districts, after correcting for errors resulting from improper data tampering.

A former Columbus City Schools official under investigation in the district's attendance data fixing scandal won't testify in defense of the principal he once supervised. 

Ohio Department of Education officials say more than 140 Columbus City Schools students were wrongly removed from the district's attendance rolls in the 2012-2013 school year. 

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Columbus City Schools officials this morning announced a bold move to get more kids to eat breakfast and lunch at school. 

Columbus City Schools

(Updated at 11:12 a.m.) Former Columbus City Schools data chief Steve Tankovich pleaded no contest today to a felony charge related to the district's student attendance data scandal.

The State Controlling Board has approved 37 applications for "innovation" grants from nearly 200 schools and educational entities. 

Columbus City Schools and local government officials broke ground yesterday on the new Africentric Early College School project.