Columbus City Schools

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.

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

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.

CCS Rehires Private Bus Firm

Sep 19, 2013

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. 

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

Interim OSU President Meets With Reporters

Jul 18, 2013

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.

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.

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.

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

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

CCS Spending More On Attendance Data Scandal

Jul 8, 2013

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

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

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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