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During two virtual town halls Monday, parents of Cincinnati Public School students asked questions of school leaders, who last week recommended the district switch from a blended learning back-to-school plan to going fully remote for the first five weeks of the school year.

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The Cincinnati Public School Board on Monday reversed course on its reopening plans for fall. The district will now start the 2020 school year fully remote, instead of with the blended learning model it decided on in late June. 

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Leaders of the Cincinnati Public School district will meet Monday, Aug. 3, to take another look at its blended learning plan for fall as coronavirus cases continue to increase in Hamilton County and the state.


Cincinnati Public Schools teachers have many questions about the district's plan to return to school and some want the school board to re-evaluate its decision for re-opening. 


Get ready for some great local jazz on Thursday, July 16 when the Cincinnati Public Schools Jazz Academy livestreams a performance from the Kennedy Heights Arts Center. CPS Arts Curriculum Manager and Director of the Jazz Academy Dr. Isidore Rudnick arranges and conducts and joins Elaine Diehl for more details on the performance. To view, visit the CPS YouTube page.

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The Cincinnati Public Schools Board has decided on a plan for returning to school in the fall. The board considered five models and heard feedback from parents, teachers and the community, including 6,200 survey responses.

Cincinnati Public Schools Board of Education meets Monday night to consider several proposals for fall classes. Board members are considering what safety precautions the school district will need to take with the threat of the novel coronavirus.

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During a virtual board meeting with more than 900 attendees, the Cincinnati Public Schools Board on Monday listened to public comment for more than two hours before unveiling five options on how students could resume classes come fall. And, like Cincinnati City Council before it, the board also fielded calls to remove police from its campuses. 

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People familiar with the hugely popular public radio StoryCorps project understand the importance of preserving and sharing humanity's stories. The Cincinnati Museum Center is endeavoring to document for future generations life during the COVID-19 pandemic.


With the COVID-19 pandemic impacting state budgets, Ohio schools are facing $300 million in cuts to K-12 education. Cincinnati Public Schools will see its funding cut by more than $8 million at the end of the state fiscal year on June 30. As Ohio's third largest district, it could also see enrollment grow significantly this fall under the pandemic - but will classes resume in-person or online?

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As Cincinnati Public School parents and workers adjust to distance learning for the rest of the school year, the district's Treasurer Jennifer Wagner is planning for the next fiscal year.

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Cincinnati Public Schools will distribute learning packets at 23 meal sites starting today.

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Journalists from The Cincinnati Enquirer newspaper and Cincinnati Public Radio's 91.7 WVXU shared resources to produce this in-depth look at how K-12 students are adjusting to remote learning amid the novel coronavirus outbreak.


During the first Cincinnati Public Schools board meeting since Ohio Governor Mike DeWine first ordered schools to close on March 17 -- and then extended the deadline to May 1 -- the district laid out its updated plan for distance learning.

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During the three-week school shutdown mandated by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine to stop the spread of coronavirus, Cincinnati Public Schools will distribute meals at 24 locations for students beginning March 17. 

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Update 6:45 AM:  Academy of World Languages remains closed Wednesday. 

Cincinnati Public Schools is canceling all domestic and international travel until June.


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Cincinnati Public Schools wants harsher penalties for people speeding in school zones.

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On Jan. 23, the Academy of Multilingual Immersion Studies school's principal made an announcement that everyone in the building was participating in an active shooter lockdown.

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The full Cincinnati City Council Wednesday evening approved the framework for a new tax abatement agreement with Cincinnati Public Schools.

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Cincinnati City Council could vote Wednesday evening on a proposal that sets up a new tax abatement agreement with Cincinnati Public Schools.