Columbus City Schools

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."

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. 


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

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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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.

Columbus City Schools

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.  

Columbus City Schools

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.

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

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.