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Columbus City Schools: No-Go on Negotiations

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Columbus City Schools: No-Go on Negotiations

The contract between Columbus City Schools and its teachers will expire in August, 2017. As the teachers’ union attempts to launch the negotiation process for the next contract with the district, members say things have not started well. The Columbus Education Association (CEA) called all its members to a meeting in late May to keep […]

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OSU to Hand Out Record Number of Degrees for Third Consecutive Year

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega OSU to Hand Out Record Number of Degrees for Third Consecutive Year

Among the pomp and circumstance at The Ohio State University’s graduation ceremony this Sunday will also be an obscene number of diplomas. Breaking their record for the third year in a row, the university will hand out 11,734 degrees to the most populous class in university history. That’s a lot of hats in the air. […]

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Capital University Will Offer Work Study Program to Boost Student Community Engagement

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Capital University Will Offer Work Study Program to Boost Student Community Engagement

Capital University, under new leadership from Beth Paul, Ph.D., will soon offer a new route to student community engagement. Out of a partnership with The Corella & Bertram Bonner Foundation, Capital students will have access to neighborhood-centric work-study programs through a network of national and local non-profits. Paul has worked with the Bonner Foundation as […]

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The Confluence Cast: Coding Bootcamps

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Coding Bootcamps

The disparity between the tech job openings in Columbus and qualified candidates to fill them is vast. To help bridge that gap, coding bootcamps have been popping up around town. Tech Elevator co-founder and CEO Anthony Hughes talks about their program, who may be interested in it, and what makes Columbus a good market for […]

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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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