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Coronavirus Update: CCS Phase-In, Nursing Home Visitation & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: CCS Phase-In, Nursing Home Visitation & More

The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Tuesday, Sept. 29, 21,354 cases and 464 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 27,538 cases and 638 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported by Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health. Statewide, 152,907 cases and 4,783 deaths have been confirmed […]

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Insensitive Mascot Conversation Gets Closer to Home

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Insensitive Mascot Conversation Gets Closer to Home

Last week, the Washington Redskins announced the team would retire its name and logo, after a thorough review prompted by a formal request to take action from FedEx, which has naming rights to the Washington team’s stadium. The Cleveland Indians have been called to the plate, but so far have only given a statement regarding […]

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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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Picket City Council for the Schools #ColumbusStudentsDeserve

Anne Evans Anne Evans Picket City Council for the Schools #ColumbusStudentsDeserve

It’s time to send a message to City Council: Fund Schools, Not Corporate Tax Breaks! With negotiations and our campaign for the Schools #ColumbusStudentsDeserve at a critical point, join CEA members, parents, and communities allies as we demand the end of tax abatements for wealthy corporations which drain millions of dollars from our schools. We […]

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New Superintendent Promises Better Days for Columbus Schools

Grant Walters Grant Walters New Superintendent Promises Better Days for Columbus Schools

Columbus City Schools Superintendent Dr. Talisa Dixon spoke about the district's progress and prognosis at a community engagement event last week

New Columbus City Schools Superintendent Dr. Talisa Dixon imagines a new future for the district. Last week, at a community gathering at the King Arts Complex in King-Lincoln, she acknowledged the shortcomings of the school system to date and articulated a plan to change course. Columbus Board of Education, staff and stakeholders from Columbus City […]

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South Side Community Exchange with Dr. Talisa Dixon

Anne Evans Anne Evans South Side Community Exchange with Dr. Talisa Dixon

Columbus City Schools has a new Superintendent! The Columbus South Side Area Commission, Southside STAY, and the Church and Community Development for All People invite the South Side community to welcome and meet Dr. Talisa Dixon at Barack Recreation Center on Thursday, March 14 from 6-7:30 PM. Mingle with and hear from Dr. Dixon, connect […]

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Plan to Expand Immersion Schools, Relocate Dominion, Receives Board Approval

Anne Evans Anne Evans Plan to Expand Immersion Schools, Relocate Dominion, Receives Board Approval

During the Columbus City Schools Board meeting held at a special location (Columbus Africentric Early College) and an earlier time on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, board members approved a new proposal put forth for the first time by Interim Superintendent Dr. John Stanford to make significant changes to several schools. As a part of the […]

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