Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
Columbus school leaders will meet with parents, businesses, and other stakeholders on Thursday about the proposed closure of seven district schools, including two high schools.
Administrators in Ohio’s largest school district are weighing a plan to close seven buildings, including two high schools, forcing relocation of 2,500 students.
Ohio Auditor Dave Yost presented the findings of an 18-month investigation into a student record scrubbing scandal within Columbus City Schools. The results of the investigation could lead to possible criminal charges.
Following the release of the audit of Columbus City Schools, superintendent Dan Good wrote a letter to Auditor Dave Yost, outlining 17 steps the district would be taking to prevent another data-rigging scandal.
Ohio Auditor Dave Yost says he’s sending the results of his investigation into Columbus City Schools to county, state and federal prosecutors for possible criminal charges.
More than half of the Columbus school district’s 4,400 third graders could be held back for not meeting the reading requirement.
The Columbus Board of Education has a vacancy today. At last night’s meeting, the board accepted the resignation of former president, Carol Perkins. Perkins took the opportunity to address questions swirling around her decision to leave public service.
Columbus school officials are about to learn the results of a year-and-a-half long probe into attendance keeping practices in the district.
Columbus City Schools Superintendent Dan Good is no longer considered an interim employee after getting a one-year contract extension Tuesday night.
Local school officials are scrambling to improve third graders reading skills before their next testing cycle in the spring. WOSU reports the test scores released Friday fell below expectations.