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Columbus schools pave way for Fort Hayes to align with Columbus State
Tonight, the Columbus Board of Education authorized the district to align with Columbus State Community College to join resources, integrate programs, and design student pathways for high-demand trades such as manufacturing, welding, building, health-care, automotive repair and information technology.
Graduates seek ways to 'give back' to the school
A group of Northland High School graduates in central Ohio have gotten together to breathe new life into a foundation that aims to create closer bonds between alumni while helping current students.
Good says Columbus City Schools making progress
Columbus City Schools will enter a new age of education by offering increased opportunities, not only to students, but also to adults looking to get ahead.
Student testifies about seeing grisly movie in class
The opening scene of The ABCs of Death was so violent that a student in a classroom at Columbus’ East High School said she stopped watching the movie to do her homework instead. “It was disturbing,” Kayleigh Edwards testified yesterday in a Franklin County courtroom. She looked up occasionally, she said, to see what other students “were going crazy about” as they watched the movie, which a substitute teacher showed during Spanish classes.
Good lays out plan to ‘re-imagine’ Columbus schools
On the evening before his predecessor was expected in court, accused of recklessly failing to ensure that student data were correctly reported to the state, Columbus Schools Superintendent Dan Good was looking to the future. Before a crowd of about 700 people at COSI last night, Good gave his vision for the district — a place where “the walls between school and society no longer exist” — in the annual State of the District speech.
School fair set for Jan. 22
The Clintonville Education Committee will sponsor its 10th annual Elementary and Middle School Fair from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22. The fair will be held at a new location: the Charity Newsies headquarters, 4300 Indianola Ave., between East Dominion Boulevard and East Schreyer Place.
Substitute teacher on trial over showing explicit film at East High School
A Franklin County jury is being asked to decide whether a former substitute teacher for the Columbus City Schools committed a crime when she showed a movie filled with graphic sex and violence to five Spanish classes at East High School. Sheila Kearns, 58, went on trial on Monday in Common Pleas Court on five felony counts of disseminating matter harmful to juveniles.
Assistant principal who changed grades sentenced to probation
Calling the Columbus City Schools data scandal “an absolute collective failure,” a Franklin County judge sentenced a second former district administrator yesterday for his role in tampering with public records. “What manner of school system does this?” Franklin County Common Pleas Judge Pat Sheeran asked former Marion-Franklin High School Assistant Principal Stanley K. Pyle, who pleaded guilty in November to attempted tampering with public records.
Columbus schools’ ‘listening tour’ stirs Mary Jo Hudson’s objection
Two Columbus Board of Education members sparred last night over the pending outcome of a community “listening tour” that the district launched last year. “We’re moving forward with a single board member’s vision,” board member Mary Jo Hudson said in reference to Michael Cole, who has been in charge of the tour.
Gleaming, expanded Stewart Elementary reopens after 2010 fire
Yesterday, 300 children returned to the completely renovated and expanded Stewart Alternative Elementary School in German Village. In July of 2010 an intoxicated South Side man broke into the Columbus City school and set it ablaze, doing $1 million in damage and forcing it to close.

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