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Columbus City Schools Releases Plan for Reopening Schools

Anne Evans Anne Evans Columbus City Schools Releases Plan for Reopening Schools

What is school going to look like this Fall as the district plans for reopening schools? Columbus City School Board Members, and the nearly 1,000 people who tuned in to the Facebook Live of the board meeting on Tuesday night, got a glimpse of what returning to school for the 2020/2021 school year is going […]

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Updated: CCS Alumni Call for End of CPD Partnership

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Updated: CCS Alumni Call for End of CPD Partnership

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on June 8 and has been updated to include new actions from the Columbus Board of Education. Columbus City Schools alumni, students, parents, teachers, staff and community members are calling for the district to end its partnership with the Columbus Police Department. Over 2,500 concerned community members have […]

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Coronavirus Update: All Surgeries Can Resume, K-12 Expected to Return in Fall & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: All Surgeries Can Resume, K-12 Expected to Return in Fall & More

The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Tuesday, June 2, 4,752 cases and 219 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 6,260 cases and 289 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported by Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health. Statewide, 36,350 cases and 2,258 deaths have been confirmed […]

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Ohio State Finalizes $40.9M Settlement with 162 Survivors in Strauss Case

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Ohio State Finalizes $40.9M Settlement with 162 Survivors in Strauss Case

The Ohio State University has announced details of a $40.9 million settlement reached with 162 survivors in 12 lawsuits related to sexual abuse by university physician Richard Strauss from 1978 to 1998. An independent investigation by the university determined last year that Strauss, who died in 2005, abused students during his time at Ohio State […]

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Hundreds of Millions in Budget Cuts to Hit K-12, Higher Ed

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Hundreds of Millions in Budget Cuts to Hit K-12, Higher Ed

By Susan Tebben The education parts of the $775 million in budget cuts Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has announced will cover everything from line items at school districts, to an across the board cut to the state share of instruction in higher education. During a press call on Wednesday, Kimberly Murnieks, director of the state’s Office […]

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Columbus State Bond Issue Passes

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Columbus State Bond Issue Passes

The longer-than-expected Ohio primary election finally came to a close on Tuesday, April 28, and results from the Franklin County Board of Elections show a bond issue from Columbus State Community College has passed. CSCC proposed Issue 21, a $300 million bond issue that will fund the modernization of 200 classrooms and labs, upgraded technology […]

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CCAD Students to Celebrate Graduation Minecraft Style

Susan Post Susan Post CCAD Students to Celebrate Graduation Minecraft Style

It started as a joke. After CCAD made the decision to cancel its in-person graduation ceremony originally scheduled for Saturday, May 9, one student got creative. “Over Spring Break, I started building Mershon [in Minecraft], mostly as a joke, and I posted it on Twitter,” said CCAD senior Hannah “Han” Donovan, who was also selected […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

CLICK HERE to sign up to be notified when tickets go on sale!