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Columbus City Schools Board Tuesday night approved a resolution to join possible litigation over the state voucher program that takes money away from public schools - but not without heated argument.

While both sides insist they are bargaining in good faith, the Columbus City Schools and the teachers union continue to plan for a possible strike this fall. 

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Columbus school board member Michael Cole says he plans to run for the Ohio House seat currently held by fellow Democrat Hearcel Craig, who is running for the Ohio Senate.

All three incumbents retained their seats on the Columbus Board of Education in Tuesday's election that pitted Democrats against Democrats. 

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Three Democratic Columbus City Council incumbents will face two other Democrats and one Republican challenger in November after winning yesterday's primary election.

Eight people have filed to run for three Columbus School Board seats this year. 

The Columbus City Schools' board this morning unanimously approved a combined levy and bond package for the fall ballot.  

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The Columbus City School Board last night re-elected Gary Baker as president on a 4-3 vote, despite a challenge from board member Mary Jo Hudson.

  City League coaches are turning to the Columbus Board of Education for help in battling a new ruling from the Ohio High School Athletic Association.  Alison Holm explains.