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School Board Member Pens Resignation, Cites “Completely Inadequate Model of Governance”

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega School Board Member Pens Resignation, Cites “Completely Inadequate Model of Governance”

Editor’s note: Mary Jo Hudson joined the Columbus Board of Education in 2014. She’ll leave her position by year’s end, aiming to work outside the system to facilitate change. Read her full letter of resignation below. Dear Treasurer Bahorek and Board Colleagues: With the clear conviction that I can best help affect change from outside […]

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National Political Organizer Shaun King Endorses Yes We Can Candidates for City Council and School Board

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega National Political Organizer Shaun King Endorses Yes We Can Candidates for City Council and School Board

Yes We Can: Columbus Working Families, the group endorsing City Council candidates Jasmine Ayres and Will Petrik as well as School Board candidates Erin Upchurch, Abby Vaile and Amy Harkins, was recently backed by political writer, thought leader and speaker Shaun King. It started with a video released on YouTube, featuring King in front of […]

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Columbus City Schools: Who’s the April Fool?

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Columbus City Schools: Who’s the April Fool?

After the November levy defeat, Columbus City Schools announced that it would use a “pro forma” analysis to determine FY15 budget reductions. The announcement arrived with a document (PDF) that issued a timeline for budget discussions and decisions. As described in the document, the process started in November with discussion and continues through June of […]

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2013 Election Results — Columbus School Levy Fails

Walker Evans Walker Evans 2013 Election Results — Columbus School Levy Fails

Columbus voters went to the polls yesterday, and the votes have been tallied. The three democrat incumbents (Miller, Paley & Tyson) were re-elected at Columbus City Council. The Columbus City School Board gained two new members, Michael Cole and Dominic Paretti, in addition to the re-election of incumbent Ramona Reyes. The $842 million Columbus Bond […]

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Op-Ed: Voting NO on Columbus City School Levy Issues 50 & 51

 Christina McMenemy Op-Ed: Voting NO on Columbus City School Levy Issues 50 & 51

I’m grateful to represent a group of Columbus City Schools parents, educators, and community members who are opposed to Issues 50 & 51. My two daughters are enrolled in a district school, and my husband is a graduate of Columbus City Schools. We love the teachers, and truly consider them a part of our team. […]

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Op-Ed: Voting YES on Columbus City School Levy Issues 50 & 51

 Cleve Ricksecker Op-Ed: Voting YES on Columbus City School Levy Issues 50 & 51

One of the most optimistic things about Columbus is the way our local leaders aren’t afraid to tackle a big problem. That’s why I support Issues 50 and 51, the Columbus Education Plan to improve our city’s K-12 schools and give each child the opportunity to receive a quality education. Issues 50 and 51 tackle […]

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Interview with the Interim: It’s All Good

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Interview with the Interim: It’s All Good

Dan Good. Dr. James Daniel Good. Superintendent Dr. Dan Good. Google is generally a great tool for stalking and finding out all about public figures… unless that public figure is Dr. Dan Good, the new interim superintendent for Columbus City Schools (CCS). After sorting out obituaries and a few random medical practitioners, the best search […]

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