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ADULT EDUCATION This year the cost to take the GED HAS TRIPLED TO $120. OHIO IS PROVIDING $80 VOUCHERS to individuals who want to take the test by meeting with a career counselor at one of Ohio technical education centers (OTC). A list of the OTCs and their contact information is at  https://www.ohiohighered.org/otc/locations. SEEDS OF … Continue reading

Trouble on Division Avenue

To the editor: ROBBERIES HAVE SKYROCKETED on Division Avenue – West 25th Street area, two streets north of Detroit Avenue — since last fall.  Outsiders, as well as new Lakeview Estates residents transferred in from closed down east side estates, have turned the relatively quiet street into a robbery zone.  On February 20, 2014, CMHA’s … Continue reading

Mayor balanced budget with money promised to Cleveland school children WITH CURRENT SURPLUS MONEY SHOULD BE RETURNED

To the editor: One of the incentives used to pass the 1995 parking tax was that the Cleveland schools would receive $2 million for extracurricular activities for the children for as long as the parking tax was in effect. Sometime around 2009, Mayor Frank Jackson decided to divert $1 million of the children’s money to … Continue reading

2013 Seeds of Literacy graduates make history LARGEST CLASS EVER TO GRADUATE FROM PROGRAM

(Plain Press, March 2014) On February 5th Seeds of Literacy graduates, their families, volunteer tutors and staff of the program gathered for the graduation ceremony of the class of 2013 filling the US Bank building lobby at W. 25th and Clark on a cold and blistery winter night.  “The class of 2013 was 102-strong, the … Continue reading

Update on MyCare Ohio

(Plain Press, March 2014) MyCare Ohio, a new managed care program for Ohioans 18 years and older who receive both Medicaid and Medicare benefits was featured in the February issue of the Plain Press. Following publication of the February issue, the Plain Press learned that the project was pushed back one month. Instead of consumers … Continue reading

Corrections to the February issue

Max Hayes opening date (Plain Press, March 2014) In the February issue of the Plain Press, an article incorrectly stated that Max Hayes construction would be complete in time for the 2014-15 school year. It should have said the building is scheduled to be ready for the 2015-16 school year. CTO Executive Director (Plain Press, … Continue reading

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