Columbus City Schools

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12:47 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

Residents Offer Thoughts On Possible School Levy

The Columbus City Schools committee considering whether the district should place an operating levy on the November ballot held a public hearing last night.

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6:58 am
Mon July 8, 2013

CCS Spending More On Attendance Data Scandal

The Columbus School District is spending more than 500 thousand dollars for legal services related to the state's attendance-data rigging investigation.

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11:35 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

CCS Board Hires Former Westerville Superintendent As Interim Chief

The Columbus City Schools have a new superintendent for the next year - Dr. J. Daniel Good, former head of the Westerville School District. Alison Holm has more on the decision

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6:30 am
Tue June 25, 2013

CCS Plans To Appoint Interim Superintendent

The Columbus School board meets tonight to appoint an interim superintendent to take over when Gene Harris steps down at the end of the week.

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12:25 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

CCS Creates New Student Data Policies

The Columbus school district has created new policies to avoid a repeat of the attendance data-rigging scandal.

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8:21 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Columbus Schools Adapt To Reading Guarantee

The Columbus City Schools are taking steps to address the issue of grade-reading readiness, and to come into compliance with the state's third grade reading guarantee.

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12:55 pm
Wed June 5, 2013

Gee Retiring As President But Not Leaving Ohio State

Retiring Ohio State President Gordon Gee is offering his explanations for stepping down, citing everything from his age to a desire to spend more time with his family, which includes twin granddaughters.

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8:00 am
Tue June 4, 2013

Yost Praises CCS Internal Auditor

State Auditor David Yost says data scrubbing in the Columbus City Schools painted a false picture of district accomplishments, and may have cheated some students out of the chance for charter school vouchers or federally subsidized tutoring.

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6:06 am
Thu May 30, 2013

House Approves Columbus Schools Bill

The Ohio House has approved a bill targeting the Columbus City Schools.

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6:28 am
Tue May 28, 2013

CCS Board Considering Hiring Interim Superintendent

The Columbus School Board meets today to consider hiring OSU Vice President Joe Alutto as interim superintendent.

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7:14 am
Fri May 24, 2013

State Lawmakers Begin Debating CCS Bill

Debate began Thursday in the Ohio House about a measure making changes to the Columbus City Schools.

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9:21 am
Thu May 23, 2013

CCS Board Backs Some Education Commission Recommendations

The Columbus school board is throwing its support behind some of the findings of Mayor Michael Coleman's education commission.

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10:30 am
Thu May 2, 2013

Cops Seize CCS Records

Columbus Police officers this morning seized records wanted by the state auditor as part of his probe of the Columbus City Schools' attendance data tampering scandal, and his probe of alleged grade changing at Linden-McKinley High School.

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8:10 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

US Secretary of Education To Discuss Education In Columbus

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is coming to Columbus later this week, to talk about recommendations to improve education.

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6:20 am
Wed April 10, 2013

CCS Board Suspends Search For Permanent Superintendent

The Columbus City School boards last night voted to suspend the search for a permanent replacement for superintendent Gene Harris, who is stepping down in June, and to put that task in the hands of a new committee to be headed by the Board president and Mayor Michael Coleman. The resolution passed – but not without controversy.  Alison Holm has more.

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7:35 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Update: State Audit Finds Faults In Columbus City Schools

Ohio’s Auditor has released an audit on the Columbus City School district and the findings are not good news.

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6:28 am
Thu April 4, 2013

Yost Releases CCS Audit

The annual state audit of the Columbus City Schools is a mix of good and bad news.

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7:14 am
Thu March 28, 2013

White CCS Teachers Claim Reverse Discrimination

Two caucasian Columbus City Schools teachers are suing the district, claiming they are victims of reverse racism.

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8:04 am
Tue March 26, 2013

Coleman Wants CCS Board To Wait Before Hiring Superintendent

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman says he will not support any permanent successor to Columbus Schools superintendent Gene Harris if the school board hires one by the summer.

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7:25 am
Fri March 22, 2013

Some Commission Members Want Coleman To Appoint CCS Board

Members of Mayor Michael Coleman's Education Commission appear divided on how the Columbus City Schools should be run.

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