Columbus City Schools

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8:51 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Columbus Schools Levy Fails

While the four bond issues to safeguard the city's public utilities, public service, public safety and parks and recreation system passed comfortably last night, the two issues focused on the city schools failed by a more than 2 to 1 margin.

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8:48 am
Tue November 5, 2013

CCS Enrollment Increases

Columbus City Schools officials say enrollment this year is 1.1 percent above last year.

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5:00 am
Wed October 30, 2013

Forum Panel Shows Division Over Columbus Schools Ballot Issues

Issues 50 and 51 on the ballot this fall for the Columbus City Schools have been unprecedented, both in the size and the scope of the plans, and in the amount of passion they have inspired for and against. 

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7:43 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Corporate Columbus & Unions Bankrolling CCS Levy Campaign

Some of Columbus' largest employers are helping fund the Columbus City Schools' levy campaign.

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8:31 pm
Thu October 10, 2013

Columbus PTA Group Votes Not To Endorse Columbus City Schools Levy Request

The Columbus Council Of PTAs and PTOs voted Tuesday night not to endorse the Columbus City Schools 9.01 mil combined levy and bond issue.

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7:31 am
Thu October 3, 2013

City Announces Members Of Schools Working Group

The City of Columbus has named the 15 members of what it calls the High Performing Schools Working Group.

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6:53 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Teacher Allegedly Forced Students To Chop Wood

A Columbus Schools carpentry teacher has been placed on paid administrative leave while the district investigates allegations that he had students at Fort Hayes chop wood during class time for use at his home.

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6:16 am
Thu September 19, 2013

CCS Rehires Private Bus Firm

The Columbus school district is trying to solve a shortage of bus drivers by getting substitutes from the private bussing company it fired last year. 

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7:37 am
Tue September 17, 2013

Group To Set Standards For Charter Schools Getting CCS Levy Money

Columbus City Council last night approved a measure forming a group to develop education standards charter schools must meet if they want to receive a portion of the money from the Columbus City Schools levy on the November ballot.

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11:28 am
Wed September 4, 2013

CCS Continues Diplomas Now Program At Cost of $800K

The Columbus City School Board last night authorized spending nearly 800,000 dollars to continue the Diplomas Now program in three schools.

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6:44 am
Fri August 30, 2013

State Bills CCS For Data Probe

Taxpayers are being asked to cover the costs of the investigation of the Columbus City Schools' data rigging scandal.

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9:54 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

CCS Gets Failing Grades On New State Report Card

Mayor Michael Coleman on the steps of Hamilton STEM Academy
Credit Alison Holm, WCBE

Columbus City Schools were among the districts receiving bad news Thursday as the State Department of Education released it's annual report cards.

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5:18 am
Wed August 21, 2013

CCS Students Face Transportation Delays As School Starts

Today is the first day of classes in the Columbus City Schools, but a major transportation snafu could leave students waiting for the school bus up to an hour an a half every day for as long as six weeks, as the district scrambles to hire enough drivers to staff over 700 bus routes.

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10:32 pm
Mon August 19, 2013

Teachers Union Leader Says Staff Eager For New School Year

Columbus City School students are heading back to class Wednesday, and the head of the teachers union says her members are energized.

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7:22 am
Thu August 1, 2013

CCS Worker Charged With Theft In Office

A former Columbus City Schools treasurer's office worker is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from the district.

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1:06 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Columbus City Schools Levy

The Columbus City Schools Board has voted to put a levy on the November ballot.

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7:53 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Interim OSU President Meets With Reporters

Interim Ohio State University President Joe Alutto is promising to continue the plans of his predecessor during the search for the school's next leader.

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6:03 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Columbus School Board Begins Discussions On Levy Request

The Columbus City School Board began discussion on the recommendation for a November combined levy request last night -- but some found the proposal a bit light on details.

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7:54 am
Tue July 16, 2013

Kasich Signs Columbus City Schools Bill

Ohio Governor John Kasich yesterday signed into law a bill allowing some of the revenue from a planned 9.01 mill Columbus City Schools levy to be shared with charter schools.

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12:26 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

CCS Committee Recommends Large November Levy

The Columbus City Schools' millage committee this morning recommended placing a 9.01 mill levy on the November ballot.

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