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City Issues Proposed Capital Improvements Budget

Mayor Michael Coleman's proposed Capital Improvements Budget calls for unprecedented expenditures for city parks, pools and bike paths.
March 19, 2014

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman’s office calls it an unprecedented investment in parks, bike paths pools and rec centers.

For 2nd Year, Education Tops Coleman State Of The City Address

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Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman announced a pre-kindergarten program the city will help fund. The program is set to begin this coming school year.
19, 2014

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman delivered his 15th State of the City address, last night, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. And education headlined the speech.

Mayor Coleman, Supt. Good React To Failing City School Grades

Mayor Coleman speaks to a crowd at Hamilton STEM School in Columbus. Interim schools superintendent Dan Good stands to the mayor's left.
23, 2013

So many people tried to log onto the Ohio Department of Education website Thursday that the system crashed. The site contains the new “A” through “F” rankings for the state’s public school districts. Not surprisingly, perhaps, Columbus City Schools were ranked rather poorly. The district earned 4 “F’s,” 3 “D’s” and 2 “C’s.”

Demolition Of Veterans Memorial Would Follow National Trend

There's widespread speculation that the 57-year-old Franklin County Veterans Memorial will be demolished
3, 2013

The future of the Franklin County Veterans Memorial complex remains a mystery. Last month media reports suggested that the venue might be torn down in an effort to revitalize the surrounding area.

Columbus School Plan Headed To Ohio Governor

A bill headed to Governor Kasich's desk could increase Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman's role in the Public School District.
June 25, 2013

Columbus’ mayor could play a bigger role in education under a bill headed to Ohio Gov. John Kasich.

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman Supports Fired Watterson Teacher

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Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman says the Catholic Diocese should reconsider its decision to fire gay Watterson High School teacher Carla Hale.
18, 2013

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman today voiced his support for fired Watterson High School teacher Carla Hale. The 57-year old physical education teacher says she was fired from the Catholic high school school because she is in a same sex relationship.