Columbus City Schools

Police urging renewed focus on safety
Columbus police are urging parents to talk with their children about street and parking-lot safety after three children were struck and killed by vehicles in less than two weeks.
CAC will host Good for talk about district
Columbus City Schools Superintendent J. Daniel Good is scheduled to speak at the next meeting of the Clintonville Area Commission.
Whetstone royalty
Members of Whetstone High School's homecoming court for 2016 are ... Homecoming is Friday, Sept. 30.
Levy now would avert deficits later, Columbus schools say
Flash back to mid-October 2013, when then-Columbus City Schools Treasurer Penny Rucker revised the district’s five-year financial forecast just weeks before the district would ask voters to raise property taxes for schools 24 percent. The improved forecast helped to send that levy to a resounding defeat.
Columbus schools could sell 13 district properties that aren't needed
Columbus City Schools got the green light from a facilities panel Tuesday to move forward with selling 13 surplus properties — mostly school buildings that aren't needed.
Teacher leads push to bring Key Club back to Whetstone
An effort is underway to revive a storied service club at Whetstone High School.
Superintendent Joseph Davis, who made tough decisions for Columbus schools, dies at 89
Joseph L. Davis, who oversaw court-ordered desegregation as Columbus City Schools superintendent from 1977 through 1982, died Thursday at age 89, the district announced.
Raising school profile
Even though it's now 29 years old, the Columbus Spanish Immersion Academy hasn't had a very high profile, in the opinion of Parent Teacher Organization President Monika Martin.
Columbus adds more police officers to patrol schools
Columbus City Schools and the city of Columbus will expand their program that puts police officers in schools, from having one in each high school to adding two who will routinely rotate into middle and occasionally elementary schools.
Ginther sending daughter to private school, not Columbus City Schools
Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther is sending his 6-year-old daughter to the Wellington School, an elite private academy in Upper Arlington, Columbus Monthly reported Monday. Though not unprecedented for a Columbus mayor, the decision is awkward for Ginther, a longtime public education advocate and a graduate of Columbus public schools whose first elected office was as a member of the Columbus Board of Education.

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