Talisa Dixon Columbus Superintendent Defends Sweeping Reading Proficiency Changes By Nick Evans • Nov 14, 2019 LubosHouska / Pixabay Columbus City Schools superintendent Talisa Dixon is defending a policy change that would put nearly every third grader on a reading improvement plan. Sweltering Heat Pushes Columbus City Schools To Cancel Classes By Steve Brown • Oct 1, 2019 Nick Evans / WOSU The early fall heat wave engulfing Central Ohio has pushed Columbus City Schools to cancel classes Tuesday. Without Air Conditioning, Columbus Students Say It's Too Hot To Think By Debbie Holmes • Sep 20, 2019 Debbie Holmes / WOSU A mid-September heatwave in Central Ohio has made it difficult for some students to concentrate in class. While many suburban districts boast air-conditioning throughout, about 30 Columbus school buildings lack a central cooling system. Columbus African Council Hosts Discussion On State Of Black Education By Debbie Holmes • Aug 13, 2019 Olivia Miltner / WOSU Dontavius Jarrells, founder of the Columbus African Council, is searching for answers to the challenges faced by Ohio's African American and African immigrant communities. Columbus City Schools Plans To Restructure District By Geographic Area By Olivia Miltner • May 22, 2019 Olivia Miltner / WOSU Columbus City Schools Superintendent Talisa Dixon announced plans to divide the district into six geographic areas starting next year. Talisa Dixon Begins As Columbus Schools Superintendent By Olivia Miltner • Mar 4, 2019 Olivia Miltner / WOSU New Columbus City Schools superintendent Talisa Dixon spent her first morning on the job touring two elementary schools and sharing her priorities for the future. Columbus School Board Names Talisa Dixon Next Superintendent By Nick Evans • Sep 21, 2018 Nick Evans / WOSU The Columbus City School Board has selected Talisa Dixon to be its next superintendent.