Columbus Education Commission

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8:54 am
Thu December 26, 2013

Mayor Coleman Talks About The Future Of Local Education

At this time last year, Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman was already talking about 2013 as a year when the community would join hands to improve education.

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7:04 am
Tue December 17, 2013

Group Raised Millions For CCS Levy Campaign

Campaign finance reports show the group that pushed for passage of the Columbus City Schools levy raised more than 3 million dollars for the effort.

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5:00 am
Wed October 30, 2013

Forum Panel Shows Division Over Columbus Schools Ballot Issues

Issues 50 and 51 on the ballot this fall for the Columbus City Schools have been unprecedented, both in the size and the scope of the plans, and in the amount of passion they have inspired for and against. 

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7:43 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Corporate Columbus & Unions Bankrolling CCS Levy Campaign

Some of Columbus' largest employers are helping fund the Columbus City Schools' levy campaign.

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9:54 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

CCS Gets Failing Grades On New State Report Card

Mayor Michael Coleman on the steps of Hamilton STEM Academy
Credit 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.

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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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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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7:54 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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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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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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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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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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7:23 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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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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8:27 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Columbus Education Commission Announced

Mayor Michael Coleman yesterday introduced the members of a new commission that will focus on improving education in Columbus.

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