Columbus City Schools

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4:57 pm
Mon March 11, 2013

Bus And Sports Cuts Off The Table, Say CCS Officials

Drastic cuts to transportation, extracurricular activities and athletics for the Columbus City Schools are off the table, thanks to some good news from the state, say district officials.


  


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8:02 am
Fri March 8, 2013

CCS Official Leaving Amid Data-Scrubbing Scandal

A third Columbus City Schools administrator is stepping down amid the district's data-rigging scandal.

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7:23 am
Thu March 7, 2013

Panel To Explore Mayoral Control Of CCS

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman’s Education Commission later this month will explore whether an elected school board is the best way to run the Columbus City Schools.

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8:26 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

CCS Considering Expanding Pre-K With Partners

The Columbus City Schools may turn to outside partners for help expanding pre-kindergarten classes.  Alison Holm has more.


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7:44 am
Thu February 28, 2013

State Releases School District Report Cards

After a 6 month delay the Ohio Department of Education has released school district report cards for the 2011-2012 school year.

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9:52 am
Fri February 22, 2013

Coleman Talks Jobs And Education

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman made no major promises in his 14th State of The City Speech delivered last night at South High School.

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9:24 am
Thu February 21, 2013

CCS Board Fears Disbandment And/Or Takeover

When the Columbus Education Commission was formed last year, it was presented as a joint effort of the civic, business, and education sectors.

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7:03 am
Tue February 19, 2013

Local Charters Want Piece Of CCS Money

Charter school operators in Columbus want to share local funding with public schools.

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7:21 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

State Auditor Reports Data Scrubbing In 9 Districts


Ohio Auditor Dave Yost has added four more school districts to the list of those that are believed to have scrubbed data to make their schools look better on state reports.

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6:28 am
Fri February 8, 2013

School Board, City Council Candidates File To Run

14 people have submitted the necessary paperwork to run for three Columbus School Board seats in November, setting up a possible primary election in May. Jim Letizia reports.


 

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7:15 am
Thu January 17, 2013

Coleman, CCS At Odds Over Financial Records

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman and the Columbus Schools are at odds over a review of the district's books.

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7:27 am
Thu January 10, 2013

CCS Considering Whistleblower Policy

The Columbus School Board is considering a new policy protecting whistleblowers who want to report fraud or mismanagement.

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7:51 am
Fri January 4, 2013

CCS Officials Admit Data Mistakes

Columbus City Schools officials say mistakes were made with students' attendance information.

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8:46 am
Fri December 28, 2012

Coleman Year In Review - Part 4

In his State of the City speech earlier this year, Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman announced plans to create a program called YouthFirst,designed to engage in the lives of young people through sports, leadership, and anti-violence efforts.

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5:33 am
Fri December 21, 2012

Audit: Columbus Schools Tampered With Records

An audit by the Columbus Schools says district officials changed records to make it appear students who were actually in school had withdrawn.

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8:01 am
Thu December 13, 2012

Source: Cardinal Health Chief To Lead Mayoral Panel

A City Hall source tells WCBE the head of Dublin-based Cardinal Health will lead a 25-member commission appointed by Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman to make recommendations to improve the Columbus City Schools.

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12:29 pm
Thu December 6, 2012

CCS Must Pay For State Investigators' Work

The Columbus City Schools will have to pay the state's cost for its investigation into allegations the district rigged attendance data.

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9:33 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Local Schools Receive State Report Cards

Two-dozen local school districts received the state's highest honors on this year's report card.

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7:16 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

Columbus schools reaction to auditor's report

Columbus City Schools Superintendent Gene Harris responds to auditor's preliminary report on data scrubbing
Alison Holm, WCBE

The state's auditor says five Ohio school districts have used questionable attendance policies and practices, putting them at a higher risk for scrubbing attendance data to improve their school report cards.

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9:38 am
Fri September 28, 2012

Probe Of Columbus Schools Discipline Completed

The Ohio Legal Rights Service has concluded its six-month investigation into alleged misuse of seclusion and restraint at Columbus City Schools.

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