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Columbus community reacts to Talisa Dixon's retiring …

(4 days ago) 18 hours ago · 0:45. Columbus City Schools Superintendent Talisa Dixon's announcement Thursday that she will be retiring at the end of the current 2022-2023 school year was met …

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Ohio Senate votes to change Ohio Department of Education

(8 days ago) 0:05. 0:10. Who leads Ohio's public education system is getting closer to changing. The Ohio Senate voted 22-7 on Wednesday for a bill that would take control from an elected …

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Opinion: Senate Bill 178 would politicize public education …

(8 days ago) Staver wrote: "Senate Bill 178 would strip everything except teacher licensing, hearing cases about staff conduct and decisions on school territory transfers from the Ohio …

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Columbus City Schools names Angela Chapman interim …

(5 days ago) 10 hours ago · 0:45. Columbus City Schools has named Angela Chapman interim superintendent, the district announced Friday in a letter to the community. Chapman — who …

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Columbus City Schools superintendent Talisa Dixon to retire

(9 days ago) 1 day ago · 0:42. Columbus City Schools Superintendent Talisa Dixon will retire as superintendent at the close of the current academic year, which ends June 30, 2023. “It is with …

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What changes if bill to remake Ohio Department of …

(1 days ago) A quick explanation of Senate Bill 178 is that it would change three areas of public education. First, the legislation changes what the Ohio Department of Education is called …

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Talisa Dixon retirement letter from Columbus City Schools

(8 days ago) 1 day ago · Here is the letter Dixon sent to the Columbus City Schools community Thursday afternoon: For the past three and a half years, I have had the honor and privilege of leading …

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Why should the Ohio Board of Education be placed under …

(9 days ago) Reineke: 'Education is in crisis mode in Ohio.' Leaderless ed board must be under governor "Senate Bill 178 is designed to create accountability and to assist students in …

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Ohio State president one of many quitting as job …

(7 days ago) 26:06. Ohio State University's Kristina Johnson is the latest in a recent spate of college presidents to serve shorter terms — a trend experts insist is driven by the growing …

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Columbus teachers contract: Here's what new

(8 days ago) While not explicitly stated in the previous contract, full-time hourly and salaried employees of the district received around a 3% wage increase each year from 2019-20, 2020 …

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Columbus teachers strike ongoing as union receives contract offer

(9 days ago) The teacher salary range for the 2021-22 school year starts at $49,339 and goes up to $107,679, according to Columbus City Schools spokesperson Jacqueline Bryant and the …

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Columbus teachers strike live updates. Negotiations to begin again

(4 days ago) For those who wish to contact the school district regarding concerns about the strike or remote schooling, they can call Columbus City Schools' main switchboard at 614 …

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Sioux Falls improves graduation rates in special education

(8 days ago) 0:51. The state’s largest school district, and the state at-large, both improved graduation rates for students in special education programs in the 2020-2021 school year. …

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Student loan forgiveness: The latest on what borrowers need to …

(7 days ago) The U.S. Department of Education had begun notifying some 16 million Americans that their student loan forgiveness applications were approved before the latest …

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Intel invests $17.7 million for Ohio semiconductor research, …

(8 days ago) 0:00. 0:51. Intel will give $17.7 million over the next three years to fund eight projects with more than 80 Ohio colleges and universities developing semiconductor …

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Columbus City Schools teachers salaries compared to other districts

(6 days ago) The report found that Ohio had a 14.4% wage gap for teachers in 2021. The report also found that the average weekly wages of teachers have been relatively flat since …

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Exclusive: Kristina Johnson discusses her resignation from Ohio State

(5 days ago) 0:51. In the days since Kristina M. Johnson announced she would step down as Ohio State University's president, questions have lingered as to why her tenure is coming to …

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FAFSA applications are up. Could college enrollment be on the rise

(8 days ago) FAFSA completion rates are up over last year in more than half of Greater Columbus school districts. Columbus City Schools saw the biggest jump in FAFSA completion …

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Columbus City Schools safety, security staff form union, get contract

(7 days ago) The proposed pay rates for the 2022-23 school year for OAPSE safety and security staff range from $23.84 to $39.25, according to the contract. The bargaining unit …

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Buckeye Institute researcher: State school board reform overdue

(2 days ago) 2 days ago · Greg R. Lawson is a research fellow atThe Buckeye Institute. Ohio education reform, if it has any chance of success, must start at the top. That means overhauling the …

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William Phillis: Why governor's does not control the Ohio Board of

(2 days ago) William L. Phillis: Ohio pays schools that discriminate based on race, religion and disability. Senate Bill 178 would neuter the State Board of Education by transferring most of …

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