Thursday morning the City of Columbus will announce the opening of Learning Extension Centers around the city, where students can get reliable internet, meals and some of the wraparound services they would normally get in school.
Children's Hospital in Columbus will use a 2.5 million dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to set up an addtional school-based health clinic for Columbus City School students and expand a reproductive health education pilot program launched last year.
The Columbus City Schools' chief academic officer has resigned, after district officials learned from a Pennsylvania radio report that she simultaneously held a similar position for the Philadelphia school district.
Columbus City Schools have placed chief academic officer Tracy Ocasio on paid administrative leave pending a review after officials learned from a Pennsylvania radio report that she had been working for the School District of Philadelphia.
Columbus City Schools today announced the suspension of all in-person interscholastic athletics and extracurricular activities in order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The district says the suspension takes effect Friday, August 14.
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.