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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.

Districts Rush To Meet Third Grade Reading Guarantee

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7:34AM
January
24, 2014

More than half of the Columbus school district’s 4,400 third graders could be held back for not meeting the reading requirement.

Former Miami U. President Has Regrets About “College Arms Race”

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James Garland increased Miami University's efforts to recruit out-of-state students, who pay much higher tuition.
7:55AM
December 12, 2013

James Garland increased Miami University’s efforts to recruit out-of-state students, who pay much higher tuition. The tactic quickly caught on with other public universities.

Colorado Votes On Tax Request Similar To Rejected Ohio Proposal

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8:19AM
November 5, 2013

Fifteen years after Ohio voters soundly rejected a proposal to fund schools with a state income tax hike, voters in Colorado are considering something similar.

Report Cards Out, Columbus City Schools Receive Failing Marks

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New A-F state report cards are set to be released today. School districts brace for downgrades to performance in the grading shift.
11:21AM
August
22, 2013

The Ohio Department of Education report cards are out, and things do not look good for at least one central Ohio school district.

Teachers Head Back To Classrooms Without Contracts

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The Ohio Education Association calls the lack of teacher contracts a "perfect storm" of budget cuts, shifting policies, and expiring labor deals.
7:31AM
August
22, 2013

The Ohio Education Association calls the lack of teacher contracts a “perfect storm” of budget cuts, shifting policies, and expiring labor deals.