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Downtown High School Opens for Classes This Fall

Walker Evans Walker Evans

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

Walker Evans Walker Evans How Grandview Yard Could Potentially Fail

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

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Area to get another College in 2009

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 […]


Columbus leaders kick off school tax campaign


  The Dispatch wrote Columbus leaders kick off school tax campaign  Posted by Simone Sebastian on September 24, 2008 A string of Columbus leaders stood at the podium in a Weinland Park Elementary School classroom today to push Issue 75 – Columbus schools’ Nov. 4 ballot measure. The 45-minute press conference kicked-off the school tax […]


Strickland’s public-school plan gets high marks

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The Dispatch wrote Strickland’s vision for public-school reform getting high marks Tuesday, July 22, 2008 BY CATHY CANDISKY Gov. Ted Strickland’s vision of an education system tailored to meet individual student needs with greater opportunity for innovation was well-received by the educators, parents and others who gathered in Columbus today for the governor’s first forum […]


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