Category: Publisher’s Note

Publisher’s Notes: No consequences for bad national press

By Ronda Watson Barber Joy Reid on The ReidOut talked about Columbus City Schools nasty unsafe school buildings on her MSNBC talk show. Throughout the CEA strike CCS school buildings were viewed in a negative way from the lack of…

Publisher’s Note: Kudos to Marliese Ryan

By Ronda Watson BarberOhioMBE Publisher Congratulations to Marliese Ryan in her new position at Gilbane Construction.  She will be a fabulous asset to the construction industry in the Diversity & Inclusion space. I am so proud of you. I know…

Publisher’s Note: I Support the CEA

By Ronda Watson BarberOhioMBE Publisher I support the Columbus Education Association.  Educators, staff, and students should have the expectation of safe well-maintained buildings to work and learn.  PERIOD!  Black children deserve clean well maintained school buildings.  They need to get…

Publisher’s Note: No one was fired!

By Ronda Watson BarberOhioMBE Publisher NO ONE was fired because of the incompetence by Columbus City Schools administrators from last year’s heating issues that resulted in Black kids missing classes while directors got paid. Some folk may have even gotten…