Connie Richards and Olivia Midnight of Worthington are the teenage hosts behind “Kids Interview Bands.” They’ve interviewed more than 100 musicians on their video blog, with members from bands like the Pixies, Barenaked Ladies and Insane Clown Posse. These girls know how to hold their own.
The group that represents Columbus parents voted this week to not take a position on a tax levy or a proposal to create a new auditor position.
Columbus City School board members, Tuesday evening, will begin to discuss the specifics of a November levy. The levy will move forward regardless of an investigation into alleged data and grade rigging in the district.
It has been several months since Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman’s education commission submitted recommendations on how to improve the city’s struggling school district. Monday Governor John Kasich, signed House Bill 167 dubbed the Columbus Education Plan, sparked from the education commission. Significant changes are in store for the district.
A city education commission is scheduled to vote today on proposals they say will improve Columbus City Schools. The proposals include a controversial change to the district’s auditor position.
Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman’s Columbus Education Commission has released proposals it said could help improve the struggling Columbus City Schools.
For months, Mayor Coleman and the Columbus school board have been at loggerheads about whether to hire a new superintendent while the mayor’s education commission finishes its work. The school board was scheduled to begin interviewing candidates this week. Instead, the board voted to suspend its search.
The commission studying the future of the Columbus City Schools met for their final hearing Thursday and got to the heart of the matter — who should run them. The Columbus Education Commission heard suggestions on how the troubled school district should be governed. As WOSU reports the theme of the meeting was big change is needed.
The Columbus Education Commission has released an itemized budget. The commission was appointed by Mayor Michael Coleman to examine challenges facing Columbus City Schools. The 25 member commission budgeted $1 million for about four months of work, including $500,000 allocated from the city’s general fund.
The Columbus Board of Education meets tonight to discuss whether to hire an interim superintendent to replace the retiring Gene Harris. But a new education commission formed by the mayor wants to delay the hiring of a permanent superintendent until the commission makes its recommendations on the future of the schools.
Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman tonight is expected to use part of his annual State of the City address to talk education. A commission he appointed in December, which has the backing of major companies , is expected to make a series of recommendations for Columbus City Schools.