Columbus police say a double murder suspect was shot and wounded Wednesday by officers near Parsons Avenue and Kossuth Street. He was taken into custody shortly after the killings.
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.
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.