Cathy Pultz

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Why were Brave UAHS Students Scrubbed by 10tv?

In the last post, a link was inserted so you could hear their stories.  They told the truth about what they were encountering in the new high school.  10tv chose to remove the story completely from their website.  Why? Who in the District has the power to remove a news story?  That is a question …

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UAHS Students Speak Out

A Senior at UA attended the October School Board meeting to share details about what is happening at the new high school.  It took courage because this student is being disparaged on social media.  You can hear her comments at minute   1:52:36. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4fmPXQk7CY&t=6731s ABC 6 did a story about it, and the School District stated …

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Administration Costs Soar

From 2014-2021, while the UA Schools Administrative Team expanded and overhead soared, the learning of UA students decreased dramatically. Our Superintendent and School Board put the emphasis on administrators. In 2013, Upper Arlington had one Associate Superintendent.  Now there are 3 positions at that level.  The DEI Executive Director reports directly to the Superintendent and …

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Mask Exemptions

Masks are required from in all grades. There are Mask Exemptions.  If your family wants to apply for a Mask Exemption, please click on the link for directions and the reasons for an exemption:   Mask Exemption Form Any questions?  Read the District’s COVID-19 Information page: Covid Information

School Board Elections – November 2, 2021

It’s election time!  Two School Board seats are up at the end of 2021.  The terms of Scott McKenzie and Carol Mohr end in December 2021.  Your two votes matter!  Take time to research your two candidates and be sure to vote on November 2nd. Candidates: Liz Easton:  Website:  Liz Easton Scott McKenzie and Carol …

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New Rankings Page

In 2019, Upper Arlington Schools were ranked 67th in the Ohio Performance Index.  UAEC has new spreadsheets comparing UA to other Districts around the State.  Click on the page Rankings by State of Ohio under the UA Rankings tab above for detailed information. Did you know the Gifted Program in UA is ranked  156th?  Gifted …

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SUCCESS!

Thanks to everyone who came to the Board meeting.  Over 60 people attended the meeting to let the Board know that they want to be heard.  Thanks to the speakers for their passion in supporting all kids. At the May 11th Board Meeting, the School Board spoke about changing the Bathroom Code for the first …

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UAHS Rankings – Falling numbers

The US News and World Report  has posted their high school rankings for Ohio.  UAHS had dropped to 36th. Previous rankings from US News and World Report:   #14 – 2019   & #27 – 2020 To look at UA’s rankings from the State and other organizations, please check out the menu link above:  UA Rankings As …

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PETITION for Common Sense Bathrooms

Please support a CHOICE for the bathrooms!  Sign the Petition. Petition for Choice 735 Signatures – Thank you! For Kids. For Inclusion. For Common Sense.

School Board Suing the City Again?

Is the School District planning to sue the City again over the Bathrooms? The City Building Dept. sent the School District a UA City Inspection Notice with the list of items to be corrected for all the new schools.  Each school must “Install signage to approved plans.”  The approved plans include Common Sense bathrooms where all …

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Superintendent Imhoff and the AASA

Check out our new Page on the menu above: AASA Superintendent Imhoff is the current President-Elect 2020-21 of The School Superintendents Association (AASA). There are articles and videos of Imhoff on their website, and these links are provided on the AASA page. Please watch Leader to Leader: Promoting Equity and Inclusion to see how Imhoff describes …

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CHOICE for Common Sense Restrooms

The UA School District decided to try and change the Ohio Building Code and install ONLY Gender Neutral Bathrooms in new and renovated schools. In the menu above, click on the Restrooms Information tab for all the details. As a group we advocate giving all of our children a CHOICE.  They should be able to choose a …

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Learn why the 5 Day Lawsuit still being pursued

The UAEC advocates for children to have the option to be in school 5 days a week. The District offers the Online Academy for those families needing their children to stay at home. Did you know the UA School Board’s main argument in the Case was that the Ohio Constitution does not create a fundamental …

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Welcome

Welcome to Upper Arlington Education Coalition! We are new group created to help the Community connect with the Upper Arlington School District!  Our slogan “Advocating Educational Excellence” sums up the reason we started the group. We want to be informed about what is going on in the UA Schools, and we want to Advocate for …

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