Cincinnati Public Schools

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Cincinnati Public School parents are expressing concerns about a new test the district is using.

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For months, the city and school board have been struggling to get on the same page about the renewal tax abatement agreement that expires in seven weeks. 

City council says money from the state fulfills the district's budget. Cincinnati Public Schools disagrees.

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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.

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Tuesday was a good day for tax renewal ballot issues in Hamilton County.

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An increase in Cincinnati Public School enrollment is pushing the district to reconsider its approach on equity and transportation.

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Voters in the Cincinnati Public School District will have two school board elections on the ballot for Tuesday's election.

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Running up to Election Day on Nov. 5, WVXU will run a series on the candidates' positions on major issues. Today focuses on neighborhood schools.  

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Updated: November 1, 2019

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.

Voters in the Cincinnati Public Schools district have two separate school board races to decide in next Tuesday's election.

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Running up to Election Day on Nov. 5, WVXU will run a series on the candidates' positions on major issues. Today focuses on transportation. In 2018, more than a dozen students were hit by cars while walking to school. This year, parents have complained of buses being late, or not showing up

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Running up to Election Day on Nov. 5, WVXU will run a series on the candidates' positions on major issues. Today focuses on funding in public schools.

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Running up to Election Day on Nov. 5, WVXU will run a series on the candidates' positions on major issues, starting today with issues of equity in public schools.

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"A one, a two; a one, two; a one, two, three and…"

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Twenty-eight Cincinnati Public School students are getting a new opportunity to learn and play music.

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A Cincinnati nonprofit wants young people's help educating their peers about the risks of vaping.

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The Ohio Department of Education reports disadvantaged students in Cincinnati Public Schools are closing performance gaps.

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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.

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Updated: Thursday 10:22 a.m.

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

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Cincinnati Public Schools is rerouting yellow buses which will impact 11,000 riders.

In a press release the district says higher enrollment is increasing the demand for yellow bus service. The district says its projection was off by more than 600 students.

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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. 

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In politics, it's not often that a candidate instantly goes from being a near shoo-in on the ballot to a write-in candidate who must convince thousands of people to take the time to write in his name.  

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