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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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NEXT: The Future of Schools

David Staley David Staley NEXT: The Future of Schools

It would appear that artificial intelligence will soon be going to school.   Researchers are devising new machine learning techniques that involve what’s termed as “grounded language.” Deep learning today involves feeding an algorithm a lot of data and allowing the algorithm to identify patterns in that data. Some computer scientists are investigating the idea of having […]

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School Garden Bus Tour Rolls through Central Ohio

  School Garden Bus Tour Rolls through Central Ohio

Come tour some of Central Ohio’s finest school gardens, centered in and around Franklin County. You will have an opportunity to view school gardens at the elementary, middle school and high school levels. The gardens range from very large to small in scale, but you will be inspired regardless of size. Learn about the journey […]

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School Garden Education Series Runs June 11-13

  School Garden Education Series Runs June 11-13

Change your life and see how to change the lives of the youth in your care through gardening. This three day series will increase your base of knowledge and introduce you to resource personnel. You’ll also have networking opportunities and will boost your confidence as a garden educator. Research shows that gardening with youth has […]

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School Garden Education Series Runs June 11-13

  School Garden Education Series Runs June 11-13

Change your life and see how to change the lives of the youth in your care through gardening. This three day series will increase your base of knowledge and introduce you to resource personnel. You’ll also have networking opportunities and will boost your confidence as a garden educator. Research shows that gardening with youth has […]

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School Garden Education Series Runs June 11-13

  School Garden Education Series Runs June 11-13

Change your life and see how to change the lives of the youth in your care through gardening. This three day series will increase your base of knowledge and introduce you to resource personnel. You’ll also have networking opportunities and will boost your confidence as a garden educator. Research shows that gardening with youth has […]

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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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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!