The Youngstown Vindicator says former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland will run for the Senate next year.
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.
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.