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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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Columbus Learning Cooperative Opening Doors in Olde Towne East

Hannah Herner Hannah Herner Columbus Learning Cooperative Opening Doors in Olde Towne East

A mansion in Olde Towne East reminiscent of a mini-Hogwarts now houses an educational institution. But its location at 731 E. Broad Street is far from the only thing that makes Columbus Learning Cooperative different from the traditional education system. Enrollment is open to students ages 10-18, but they won’t be segregated into grades. “The idea […]

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Opinion: Oversimplified Stances on Schools Cuts Both Ways

Walker Evans Walker Evans Opinion: Oversimplified Stances on Schools Cuts Both Ways

Last week, John Oliver ripped into charter schools on HBO show Last Week Tonight, and Ohio’s underperforming schools were a focal point for that segment. A few weeks prior to that, online Ohio charter school ECOT made the news for struggling through an audit with the Ohio Department of Education, which is bringing to light […]

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