A resolution honoring Ohioan and Olympic athlete Jesse Owens has been approved by the U.S. Senate.
The Ohio Department of Education has subpoenaed records on former Columbus City Schools Superintendent Gene Harris. It marks the first time that any investigator has publicly sought records related to Harris’ role in the district’s data-scrubbing scandal.
A state appeals court says the former Columbus city schools superintendent can’t be sued in the recent attendance data-scrubbing scandal. A state appeals court on Thursday sided with former superintendent Gene Harris. The court agrees that Harris can’t be held liable in civil court for administrators changing attendance numbers to manipulate the schools’ performance ratings. [...]
The state says about 60 educators in Columbus city schools could lose their licenses because of the recent attendance data-scrubbing scandal.
Columbus City Schools officials say theyâ€™re launching a summer Third Grade Reading Blitz. The school system wants third graders who have so far failed the Ohio Achievement Assessment to attend summer classes or receive some other type of assistance.
Columbus City Schools officials are going door-to-door this week. Theyâ€™re urging the families of third graders who still have not passed the stateâ€™s third grade reading assessment test to enroll their students in summer school or other help sessions.
Columbus City Schools reported Monday results show 74 percent of its third-graders scored high enough on the state reading exam to be promoted to fourth grade. It’s a significant improvement from last fallâ€™s scores.
Columbus City Schools is looking into allegations that some transportation department workers were involved in gambling on district property.The investigation comes after a worker called the districtâ€™s tip line.
The investigation into data manipulation of Columbus City Schools has expanded to look for more evidence of data scrubbing.
Police say they have charged a 48-year-old man in a shooting near a Columbus elementary school that injured two people and led to a precautionary lockdown of the school.
A school district spokesman says a shooting near a central Ohio elementary school led to a precautionary lockdown of the building, but no children were injured or involved in the shooting.