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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.

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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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Updated 9:13 a.m.

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.

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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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Updated Tuesday, 12:36 p.m.

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.

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The city of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Public School District have been at odds for months over how much money should go to the school district from development projects and properties that receive tax abatements.

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A Cincinnati City Council committee will try again next week to vote on a tax incentive agreement with Cincinnati Public Schools. Right now, four council members are willing to support a plan approved by the CPS board last week. That's just one short of a council majority.

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A Cincinnati City Council committee did not vote Tuesday on a tax incentive agreement with Cincinnati Public Schools that Mayor John Cranley introduced last week.

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Updated Tuesday at 12:00 p.m.: 

If buying fresh organic ingredients at the grocery store is breaking the bank, you may have a similar problem as Cincinnati Public Schools.

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After more than a year of debate, the city and the Cincinnati Public School board have come to terms on a new 10-year tax abatement agreement.

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The chance to choose what Cincinnati Public high school your student attends is now open.

The online lottery process allows families to choose five out of 16 high schools that students are interested in attending for the 2020-2021 school year. CPS Customer Care Central Manager Leslie Bryant recommends you choose up to two if you want the odds to be in your favor.

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Cincinnati City Council and the public school board met separately Wednesday to discuss next steps for a 1999 tax abatement agreement set to expire in 13 days. Both agreed on different extension deadlines, effectively negating a new agreement for now. 

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A 20-year tax abatement between Cincinnati and the public school district expires on Dec. 31, and there's still not a new plan to take its place. Some council members want the current one extended for 90 days while negotiations continue.

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