Columbus City Schools

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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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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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