Columbus City Schools

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The Columbus School Board is trying to figure out who will lead the district, but the state auditor is concerned they may violating state sunshine laws in their search for the next superintendent.

Adora Namigadde

Columbus City Schools have an increased police presence in several of its schools Friday following social media threats that have been made this the week.

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Akron Public Schools Superintendent David James is a finalist to take over Columbus City Schools, the largest public school district in the state.


Physical education, or P.E., is more than just running laps or playing dodgeball. Research has showed physical activity during the school day can help improve student academic performance. We'll take a look at what Columbus City Schools are doing to keep students physically fit, and sharp in the classroom.

Also, a look at how classical music is helping students and teachers relieve stress before the school day.

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A former Columbus City Schools employee has pleaded guilty to stealing bus passes meant for low-income students.

Mary Cockrell, 63, entered the plea Thursday to a felony count of theft in office. She paid $6,200 in restitution and was sentenced to time served.

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After the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow's sponsor unanimously voted to shut it down Thursday night, school districts around Ohio are preparing to take in thousands of students affected by the closure.  

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With the announcement that its sponsor is pulling funding, the closure of the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow could be imminent, and traditional schools around the state are preparing to take the state's largest online charter schools' students. 

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Need a story on the go? Columbus City Schools is installing automated short story kiosks throughout the city to promote reading. 

Milken Educator Awards

Columbus City Schools Superintendent Dan Good is set to retire at the end of the 2017 calendar year, following a short tenure guiding the district out of scandal.

Columbus Superintendent Dan Good Retires

Dec 20, 2017
Milken Educator Awards

Superintendent Dan Good is set to retire from Columbus City Schools at the end of the 2017 calendar year. He joins us in studio to discuss his tenure with the district, the successes and obstacles Columbus schools faced under his leadership, and the future of public education in Central Ohio.