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State School Board To Hear Complaints About Charter Schools

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The FBI and other authorities are investigating schools in Ohio and other states that are affiliated with an influential U.S.-based Muslim cleric, Fetullah Gulen.
7:43AM
July 15, 2014

The FBI and other authorities are investigating schools in Ohio and other states that are affiliated with an influential U.S.-based Muslim cleric, Fetullah Gulen.

Harris, Others Subpoenaed In Attendance Rigging Probe

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The subpoenas come about a week after state education officials said about 60 district educators could have their teaching licenses revoked because of the district’s attendance rigging scandal.
8:23AM
July 1, 2014

The Ohio Department of Education has subpoenaed records on former Columbus City Schools Superintendent Gene Harris. It marks the first time that any investigator has publicly sought records related to Harris’ role in the district’s data-scrubbing scandal.

Education Officials Want To Stop The Summer Slide In Learning

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As many school years wind down, StateImpact Ohio's explains the impact of the "summer slide", or the regression of students' skills during their scholastic breaks.
12:07PM
June
9, 2014

As many school years wind down this week, education officials are worried about the impact of the “summer slide, or the regression of students’ skills during their scholastic breaks.

Unique Senior Project Gets Graduates Ready For Life

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Willie Marks won "Best in Show" for his futon made out of trees he cut down.
8:32AM
May
20, 2014

These are the final days of the school year, and for most students, that means final exams and big papers. But one tiny rural school district goes beyond testing and written reports in helping students get ready for life after high school.

Jim Tressel To Be Next President At Youngstown State

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8:43AM
May
9, 2014

The university confirms on its Web site that trustees voted early Friday to name the former Ohio State University football coach to be YSU’s next president.

Mayor Coleman Calls Zoo Levy Important To Downtown Columbus

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Mayor Michael Coleman says money from proposed zoo levy can help bring needed changes to Downtown Columbus.
11:57AM
May 1, 2014

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman says the Zoo levy voters will decide next week is a key to ongoing change in Columbus that will enable more Columbus children to learn about animals.

Columbus Administrators Continued Record Changing For Months

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8:51AM
April 24, 2014

An internal audit of Columbus City Schools reportedly shows the practice of changing student data without documentation continued for months after news of the practice broke.

New Consortium To Offer Job Training To Local Students

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Students can take job training courses in four fields, including robotics and information technology.
9:01AM
April
23, 2014

Beginning in the fall, several local high schools will offer students a head start in getting ready for college or the work force.

Columbus School Leaders Change Closing Recommendations

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Brookhaven High School (pictured) remains on the revised list of schools recommended for closing at the end of the current school year.
3:21PM
March
3, 2014

After two overflow public hearings, Columbus school leaders have changed their list of recommended school closings.

Public Hearings Planned On Possible School Closures

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The Columbus City Schools’ board plans a special meeting on the proposal Tuesday. A decision is expected in about a month.
8:30AM
February
12, 2014

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.