Columbus Board of Education

Columbus City Schools Board of Education
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The Columbus Board of Education votes Tuesday night on nearly $25 million in coronavirus-related expenditures. 

Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus lights up for Pride Month.
Nationwide Children's Hospital

The Columbus Board of Education has signed off on a 15-year, 100% tax abatement for a gene therapy center proposed by Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Tina Pierce was one of two new Columbus Board of Education members elected in November.
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The Columbus Board of Education has two new members this year, both of whom say they look forward to fewer closed-door meetings and more open discussions about the issues.

Columbus City Schools District Office.
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The Columbus Board of Education is scheduled to vote Tuesday on new travel policies following criticism of recent trips by board members.

voting booths
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It’s an empty statewide ballot this Election Day, while Columbus voters will pick four members for both city council and the school board. Tuesday also brings a choice, albeit a limited one, for Columbus mayor.

Another Year Of Turmoil For Columbus Board Of Education

Dec 12, 2018
East High School in Columbus
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Mary Jo Hudson announced last week she will be stepping down from Columbus City Schools Board of Education at the end of December. 

In her letter of resignation, Hudson cited a litany of issues that suggest a board in disarray without strong leadership.

Today on All Sides, we talk about the troubles and what they suggest about the future.

Linden-McKinley High School
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A recent drive-by shooting at Linden McKinley STEM Academy injured two students, alarming parents and school leaders.  

School Board President Gary Baker says two additional school resource officers have been added at Linden McKinley. Members of the Columbus Board of Education plan to hold a special meeting next month to look into safety concerns outside of school district buildings.