A newcomer, Ben Lindy, was headed toward winning a seat on the Cincinnati Board of Education Tuesday night, while three incumbents backed by the Democratic Party and the teachers' union also were winning.
Back in May, the Cincinnati Public School board voted unanimously to place a 10-year tax levy renewal on this November's ballot. The levy would bring in $65 million each year, which is 10% of the school district's budget.
Cincinnati Public Schools' Lauren Worley says the district started implementing changes and improvements to its overtaxed bus system this week. Since school began Aug. 19, parents have complained about buses being overcrowded, late or not showing up at all.
A new Cincinnati study shows low income and black children benefit the most from being in preschool.
Several local organizations partnered to review Cincinnati Public Schools Kindergarten Readiness Assessment - Literacy (KRA-L). Kindergartners take the KRA-L before November so teachers can assess and teach to the instructional level of students. The data follows students who took the test in 2004-05, 2005-06 and 2006-07 school years up until high school
Parents call on the Cincinnati Public Schools district to reform its bus system after a series of problems results in students not getting picked up, being dropped off at the wrong stops, and parents frantically trying to find their kids when they didn't come home on time.