Ohio’s minimum wage is scheduled to increase by 15 cents an hour to $8.10 on Jan. 1.
An annual state audit of Columbus City Schools shows the district does not have to repay any money to anyone.
Two Columbus principals being fired by the school board for their alleged roles in a data rigging scandal are suing to keep their jobs.
The Columbus school board on Tuesday night voted to fire two principals and accept the resignation of a third. All three, along with another who resigned earlier this year, have close ties to the district’s data rigging scandal.
The Columbus School Board voted to close five schools at the end of the current school year. The decision will save the district money, but it was made after some tearful pleas to spare two of the schools.
After two overflow public hearings, Columbus school leaders have changed their list of recommended school closings.
For the first time in more than 30 years, Columbus City Schools has proposed closing high schools. The district faces a budget deficit and enrollment has been on the decline. But the growing popularity of high school specialization and school choice also play a role in the closure decisions.
Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman delivered his 15th State of the City address, last night, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. And education headlined the speech.
Columbus City Schools Board of Education’s newest member Mary Jo Hudson joined the board for her first meeting last night.
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.