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Summer is here and teachers are asking for some changes going into the new school year! The Columbus Education Association has advised leadership to provide a 10-day notice of strike if negotiations aren’t broken down this summer. According to 10tv.com, the union hosted a meeting with the attendance of half its membership but the vote […]

Is it ever acceptable to wear blackface? Apparently, in 2019, an educator thinks so. Officials from a California Christian school are apologizing after pictures of one of their white teachers dressed in African garb and rocking blackface went viral. According to Yahoo News, John Huffman, superintendent of the  Victory Christian School system in Sacramento, explained in an email that […]

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According to Fox 28, Columbus City Schools hosted their Super Reader Academy at seven different schools across the district on Saturday. The event provided second and third graders extra time and support to improve reading skills. At Africentric Early College, about 125 students participated. The school’s principal says it’s a great way to get students […]

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According to Fox 28, Ohio’s largest school district has a new superintendent after the Columbus City Schools board gave the nod to Doctor Talisa Dixon. But some parents question the board’s decision. Chantreea Shaw has a son that attends West High School, and she’s concerned over the size of the district Dr. Dixon is coming […]

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According to Fox 28, a man is in critical condition following a shooting near an elementary school in Linden Saturday morning. Columbus Division of Police responded to a call just after 11 a.m. on a report of a man who had been shot near the intersection of Aberdeen Avenue and Linden Avenue. When officers arrived they […]

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  According to Fox 28, a bill introduced in the Ohio House would require state teachers and school counselors to notify parents whose children identify as transgender. The Dayton Daily News reports the bill sponsored by two southwest Ohio Republicans seeks to give parents the right to withhold gender dysphoria treatment from their minor children. […]

I never discovered mindfulness mediation until entering college and having to add a health education class to my schedule. It was then I entered a new way of dealing with life’s ups and downs. I wish I would have learned this form of dealing with stress and becoming more aware of the things happening around me soon. […]

$40 was the offer that Columbus City School Principal, Leon Leavell (43) risked when responding to a sex backpage.com ad. The advertisement was posted by an undercover police detective, Laura L. Evans. The ad was offering intercourse and oral sex in exchange for cash. After communicating via text and calls to coordinate meeting at the Easton Hilton hotel in […]

Independence High School, Lincoln Park Elementary School, South High School, Livingston Elementary School, Highland Elementary School and West Broad Elementary School all have one thing in common. No sidewalk. Students have been walking in the streets to get into the school and can be a hazard, especially during heavy traffic hours.  For 2018 the budget […]

It’s not senior ditch day or an early release but students all over the world are walking out of school today! This movement is one-month since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Students and staff in all schools are walking out of class at 10 am and will leave the building […]