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Columbus City Schools Openings and Closings

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Yesterday, a Dispatch article revealed the list of 17 Columbus City Schools that are on the “watch list” for closing by the end of the year, which includes the Literature Based Alternative at Hubbard, Douglas Alternative, and Indianola. Today, the Dispatch has another story that showcases the upcoming opening of a new foreign-language high school […]


Columbus City Schools are Improving

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There’s an interesting blog post today from Cleve Ricksecker on the “Right Now Downtown” blog titled In Search of a City: Schools That Rock. There, a short summary of the Columbus City Schools (CCS) system is given along with a quick analysis of what the latest round of proficiency scores could mean for the future […]


Downtown High School Opens for Classes This Fall

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According to the DowntownColumbus.com Blog, the new Downtown High School and Career Center will be opening at the end of the month. The new facility was recently completed at the corner of Fourth and Mound streets and has a capacity of 800 Junior and Senior High School students. According to the school’s official website, classes […]


How Grandview Yard Could Potentially Fail

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Last month NRI announced the start of Phase One of the massive Grandview Yard development, which would include a new hotel, gym, offices, and parking deck on the freshly cleared site of the former Big Bear warehouse facilities. Yesterday, the Grandview Watch website posted up some thoughts titled “How Grandview Yard could fail – and […]


Cristo Rey School Coming to Columbus

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A team of more than 100 local business, community, and Diocese of Columbus leaders has launched an initiative to prepare young people with limited financial options for college by opening an innovative, private Catholic college preparatory high school in Columbus by 2011. The proposed school will follow the national model of Cristo Rey high schools […]


Columbus Area to get another College in 2009

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As strange as it may sound, Indiana Business College will soon be breaking ground on a new campus located here in Central Ohio. More specifically, the new 15,000 square foot facility will be going up in Grove City, just off of 71 and Stringtown Road, a mere 8 miles from Downtown. This will be the […]


Moyer for State Board of Ed. signs available


Hello all. I met many of you a couple months ago at Gresso’s. Thank you for your signatures. I am now on the ballot and have yard signs to distribute. If you are willing to take a Moyer for Better Schools sign, please email me your address, and I’ll drop one off (particularly if you […]


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