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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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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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Bridging the Skills Gap: Strengthening Central Ohio’s Workforce and Economy

Franklin University Franklin University Bridging the Skills Gap: Strengthening Central Ohio’s Workforce and Economy

Industries across Central Ohio face a growing challenge—a shortage of talent for high-skill jobs. Issues like technology advancement and automation, an aging workforce and a shifting economy are all compounding to make it harder than ever to attract and retain talent. These circumstances beg the question: How will Columbus bridge the widening workforce gap to […]

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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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Legislation Introduced to Make Charter Schools Accountable

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Legislation Introduced to Make Charter Schools Accountable

By Susan Tebben Two House members have come together with a bill looking to make charter schools more accountable to taxpayers. The “Community (Charter) School Operator Accountability Act” aims to take for-profit charter schools and require them to become nonprofits, and make records of their spending subject to public scrutiny and audit.  “By removing that profit […]

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MakerX The Columbus Maker Expo

  MakerX The Columbus Maker Expo

MakerX is a free public festival celebrating creating with technology that includes robotics and drones, 3D printing, sci-fi cosplay, digital art and music, game and VR development, software and media creation, high tech transportation, and much more. Full details can be found at www.makerx.org

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Nature of Grief: Children’s Program

  Nature of Grief: Children’s Program

All day workshop for children ages 6-13, who are grieving the loss of a loved one. Kids attending will have the opportunity to learn about grief, emotions, and positive coping skills in an active, peer based environment. Breakfast and lunch will be served as part of this educational and fun filled day. Registration is required […]

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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!