Columbus City Schools

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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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7:24 am
Fri March 22, 2013

Two CCS Principals Suspended

Two Columbus elementary school principals have been suspended for failing to immediately notify police and parents about alleged abuse of special-needs students.

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5:18 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

Columbus Tutor Faces Federal Fraud Charges

A Columbus tutor faces federal charges related to a fraud scheme in which he collected money meant to help poor kids in math and reading.


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7:57 am
Tue March 12, 2013

Smaller CCS Budget Cuts Now Expected

Columbus City School Board members are looking at a smaller slate of budget cuts than presented to them last week.

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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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