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State of the District Will Cover Progress and Plans for Columbus City Schools

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega State of the District Will Cover Progress and Plans for Columbus City Schools

Columbus City Schools Superintendent Dan Good will discuss the State of the District tonight, covering the school system’s progress and plans since voter support passed their levy in November. The theme is “Our Success is Building,” and it takes place on the new Columbus Africentric Early College Campus at 3223 Allegheny Avenue. Since campus spots […]

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Grassroots: The Free Skool for Humans Breaks Educational Boundaries

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Grassroots: The Free Skool for Humans Breaks Educational Boundaries

Anyone who’s gone to school likely shares a similar notion of how things are supposed to go: one instructor stands in front of a group of students and tries to teach them something — physics, graphic design, Women and Gender Studies 101, how to sing or play an instrument — the list can go on […]

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Letter: Columbus State Serves Needs of Diverse Student Population

Dr. David Harrison Dr. David Harrison Letter: Columbus State Serves Needs of Diverse Student Population

Columbus State’s fall Commencement was last Friday. Commencement is always my favorite day. To see our students march across the stage in front of family and friends is a great reminder of why I love my job. Our students represent the best of our community. They work hard. Most are working while attending school. Many have […]

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Columbus Ranked 5th Best Large College City in US

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Ranked 5th Best Large College City in US

Due to the sometimes overwhelming presence of The Ohio State University, Columbus is sometimes confused as being a college town. But with a metro area of over two million people, it’s obvious that Columbus is a much bigger place than smaller Ohio college towns like Athens or Oxford. But according to a new study by […]

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Columbus Passes School Levy

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Columbus Passes School Levy

Columbus voters have decided to support Columbus City Schools with the 6.92 mill levy they placed on the ballot this year. The levy is going to fund operational expansions, increased staffing and deferred maintenance. A 60 percent majority voted “Yes” on the levy; 40 percent were against it. Much of the opposition centered around a […]

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Dan Good Wants Voter Support on Columbus School Levy

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Dan Good Wants Voter Support on Columbus School Levy

Columbus voters will decide on a range of issues at the polls this month and next, including a levy for Columbus City Schools to expand operations and address some deferred maintenance. With some critics calling it a potential waste of money and others calling into question the accountability of the school district based on past […]

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Columbus City Schools Levy by the Numbers: Part Two

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Columbus City Schools Levy by the Numbers: Part Two

The first installment of CCS Levy by the Numbers was published back in July when the measure was still in its developmental stages. Now the levy has been approved for the November ballot, and the district has launched into campaign mode. The effort has its own website, Facebook page, and volunteers who pass out pamphlets […]

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