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Opinion – Chasing the Mirage: the Impossible Burden of Reopening Schools

Deneese Steele Deneese Steele Opinion – Chasing the Mirage: the Impossible Burden of Reopening Schools

With the recent announcement of the State of Ohio’s guidelines for school reopenings, there has been a flurry of conversation about what to do with schools this fall and how exactly to do it. It goes without saying that there are no perfect choices here; balancing the physical safety as well as the psychological and […]

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Coronavirus Update: Columbus Clippers, Children’s Hospital Marathon & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Columbus Clippers, Children’s Hospital Marathon & More

The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Sunday, July 5, 8,215 cases and 338 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 10,767 cases and 440 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported by Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health. Statewide, 57,151 cases and 2,911 deaths have been confirmed […]

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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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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!