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Metro Schools Planning Renovation of Former Indianola Middle School

Brent Warren Brent Warren Metro Schools Planning Renovation of Former Indianola Middle School

Metro Schools is looking to move its 6th-through-12th graders into the former Indianola Middle School in the University District. Columbus City Schools sold the long-vacant building – located on about nine acres of land at 420 E. 19th Ave. – to Ohio State University in 2018. The Columbus Board of Education initially agreed to sell […]

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New Bill Proposes Sexual Abuse Prevention for Schools

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal New Bill Proposes Sexual Abuse Prevention for Schools

By Susan Tebben A bipartisan bill seeks to mandate child sexual abuse and sexual violence prevention education in Ohio schools. The bill was introduced this week, and requires “age-appropriate instruction” in child sexual abuse prevention for students in kindergarten through sixth grade. The education would include resources and available counseling for children who are sexually abused. For […]

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CCS Facilities Master Plans Seeks Community Input

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman CCS Facilities Master Plans Seeks Community Input

Columbus City Schools is asking for community input for its Facilities Master Plan. The plan is taking a regional approach to discussing the future of Columbus City Schools’ buildings and facilities. “This is a critical moment in our District where we have an exciting opportunity to talk about what is the future of our buildings,” said […]

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Coronavirus Update: Increase in Cases, College Vaccine Clinics & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Increase in Cases, College Vaccine Clinics & More

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. The Numbers COVID-19 cases — In Columbus, 208 cases of COVID-19 were reported as of Wednesday, March 31. As of Thursday, April, 83,853 total cases and 1,016 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported in Columbus and Worthington. In Franklin County at large, 308 […]

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CCAD’s Strategic Plan Sets Collaboration, Inclusivity as Key Goals for Years to Come

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman CCAD’s Strategic Plan Sets Collaboration, Inclusivity as Key Goals for Years to Come

This month, the Columbus College of Art & Design launched The CCAD Way, a new strategic plan that sets a path for the college’s next six years. The plan was designed by CCAD’s Student Agency and launched by CCAD President Dr. Melanie Corn, the second during her tenure. It includes key objectives that focus on […]

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Coronavirus Update: Vaccine Phase 2B & 1D, Spring/Summer Events & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Vaccine Phase 2B & 1D, Spring/Summer Events & More

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. The Numbers COVID-19 cases — In Columbus, 114 cases of COVID-19 were reported for Wednesday, March 10. As of Thursday, March 11, 80,727 total cases and 987 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported in Columbus and Worthington. In Franklin County at large, 163 […]

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The How and Why Behind Capital University’s Mascot Change Efforts

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman The How and Why Behind Capital University’s Mascot Change Efforts

Since the protests of summer 2020 and a purported racial reckoning that eventually reached the sports world, conversations around insensitive mascots have gone much further than they had in previous years. Cleveland’s baseball team and Washington’s football team have begun the process of changing their names, and in Central Ohio, Olentangy Local Schools has begun unveiling districtwide […]

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