Archives: Columbus schools

Columbus Schools Data Scrubbing Scandal

Four Columbus area principals are being fired after a state auditor’s report showed evidence they’d falsified data to improve their schools’ standings. This hour we’ll talk about the scandal, what’s being done to make amends, and the culture of intimidation and fraud State Auditor Dave Yost said plagued the district.

Back to School Creativity

Kids may be a little mopey this time of year, but there’s no reason they should dread the start of a new semester. This hour we’ll talk about how to keep kids engaged in learning, especially when vacation memories are fresh on their minds. And the Columbus city schools interim superintendent will stop by to discuss what’s coming up for the district

A Conversation with Mayor Coleman

If you’ve ever thought downtown Columbus could use some more wild animals, you’re in luck. A new redevelopment plan proposes demolishing the current Veterans Memorial, and building a new one, along with an arts center, a museum and a zoo. This hour, we talk to Mayor Michael Coleman about city development, schools, food trucks and more.