Ohio Governor Mike DeWine is scheduled to release state guidelines on education on Thursday, but districts around the state have been exploring options for the next school year for weeks if not months.
Columbus City Schools announced Tuesday they will form a working group by the end of the month to discuss safety and security in the district – including possibly ending their decades-long contract with the Columbus Division of Police.
The Columbus Board of Education Tuesday approved a tax abatement proposal from a for-profit subsidiary of Nationwide Children's Hospital -- and will offer a local charter network a lease on a dilapidated property "as-is".
Members of the Columbus Education Association voted "overwhelmingly" Sunday to accept a contract offer from the Columbus City Schools, with pay increases, the promise of smaller class sizes, and better disciplinary programs for troubled students.
After shelving the bulk of school realignment recommendations made last November by a volunteer task force, the Columbus Board of Education moved rapidly last night to alleviate crowding and address a gap in the language program feeder system – just ahead of the district’s school lottery deadline next week.
Two months after shelving a task force's recommendations on closing and repurposing district buildings, the Columbus Board of Education is asking for more information on what to do with some overcrowded and aging buildings.