Columbus City Schools

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7:52 am
Tue January 28, 2014

Yost To Release CCS Data Scrubbing Investigative Report Today

Later this morning, State Auditor David Yost is scheduled to release the findings of his 18-month investigation into attendance data fixing in the Columbus City Schools.

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8:58 am
Fri January 24, 2014

CCS To Launch Whistleblower Hotline

The Columbus City Schools will introduce a hotline by the first of March, allowing employees to anonymously report wrongdoing by phone or online.

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7:10 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

CCS Board Member Carol Perkins Will Resign January 31

Columbus City School Board member Carole Perkins has announced she will retire at the end of the month, nearly 7 years after she first joined the board as a mid term appointment.

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8:54 am
Thu December 26, 2013

Mayor Coleman Talks About The Future Of Local Education

At this time last year, Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman was already talking about 2013 as a year when the community would join hands to improve education.

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7:04 am
Tue December 17, 2013

Group Raised Millions For CCS Levy Campaign

Campaign finance reports show the group that pushed for passage of the Columbus City Schools levy raised more than 3 million dollars for the effort.

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7:01 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Former CCS Treasurer To Be Sentenced In January For Theft

Sentencing is scheduled January 23rd for a former Columbus City Schools employee who pleaded guilty this week to stealing nearly 28 thousand dollars in district funds.

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7:22 am
Tue December 10, 2013

CCS Board President To Resign

Columbus School Board president Carol Perkins says she will step down from the position at the end of the month.

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7:16 am
Tue December 10, 2013

CCS Bus Driver Pleads Guilty To Driving While Drunk

A former Columbus school bus driver will be sentenced in February for driving drunk with students on her bus.

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7:41 am
Thu December 5, 2013

CCS Bus Driver Quits Amid OVI Charge

The woman accused of driving a Columbus City Schools bus while intoxicated has resigned.

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7:44 am
Tue November 26, 2013

CCS Bus Driver Charged With Drunken Driving

A Columbus City Schools bus driver has been suspended after being arrested for driving drunk with kids on board.

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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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