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Transformation Alliance’s Communications and Engagement Committee discusses how best to reach out to families with information about school choices in the city of Cleveland

Transformation Alliance’s Communications and Engagement Committee discusses how best to reach out to families with information about school choices in the city of Cleveland (Plain Press, December 2020)           At its November 17th meeting, the Communications and Engagement Committee of the Cleveland Transformation Alliance, which is charged with marketing responsibilities for the Cleveland Plan for Transforming Schools, discussed … Continue reading

School of One opens site at LGBT Center

School of One opens site at LGBT Center CMSD NEWS BUREAU (Plain Press, December 2020)                 The Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s School of One has opened a site at the LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland, a partnership that might be the first of its kind in the country.      Classes, like those across the District, are remote … Continue reading

Cleveland Metropolitan School District shares information on COVID-19 planning and budget projections at Board of Education meeting

Cleveland Metropolitan School District shares information on COVID-19 planning and budget projections at Board of Education meeting (Plain Press, December 2020)           Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) Chief Executive Officer Eric Gordon shared information with the Board of Education at its November 17th meeting on the administration’s planning to manage COVID-19. Gordon said CMSD plans to announce their … Continue reading

EYEJ compiling accurate, up-to-date portrait of Cleveland’s digital divide

EYEJ compiling accurate, up-to-date portrait of Cleveland’s digital divide (Plain Press, October 2020) Cleveland’s digital divide has emerged as a central issue for Empowering Youth, Exploring Justice (EYEJ). Compelled by its mission to improve the lives of young people, EYEJ is actively engaged in an effort to fully understand and support real solutions to the widespread … Continue reading

Boys & Girls Clubs opening sites on Cleveland’s West Side

Boys & Girls Clubs opening sites on Cleveland’s West Side (Plain Press, October 2020)           Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Ohio (BGCNEO) is opening two new ClubSmart Learning Centers – places where kids doing digital schoolwork can get in-person help — on Cleveland’s West Side.             A ClubSmart Learning Center will open Monday, Sept. 28 at The … Continue reading

Lunch distribution, Louisa May Alcott School

During the first quarter of the school year, the CLEVELAND METROPOLITAN SCHOOL DISTRICT(CMSD) is providing grab and go meals to Cleveland children ages 18 or younger. Option One: Grab and Go meals at all K-8 school sites on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. On Tuesdays meals may be picked up for Tuesday … Continue reading

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for new Garrett Morgan High School Building

PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Wednesday, September 2, 2020; Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for new Garrett Morgan High School Building, 4600 Detroit Avenue: When Garrett Morgan students finally are able to go back to school, this new building awaits. The building will house two schools: the Garrett Morgan School of Leadership and Innovation led by Principal Anshawn … Continue reading

November 3, 2020 General Election

What’s on the Ballot? (Plain Press, October 2020)           Registered voters can check to see what is on the ballot by visiting the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections website at: boe.cuyahogacounty.gov and clicking on “What’s on my ballot?”. Fill in the information requested – election date, City, ward and precinct and nonpartisan election. If you don’t know … Continue reading

Empowering Youth, Exploring Justice (EYEJ) works to close the digital divide

Empowering Youth, Exploring Justice (EYEJ) works to close the digital divide by Colin Murnan (Plain Press, September 2020)       The EYEJ (Empowering Youth, Exploring Justice) is hard at work trying to close the digital divide in Cleveland. Founded in 2013, the organization works to give voice to the youth and promote change for the greater good … Continue reading

Local agencies hope to aid working parents by providing safe spaces for students during virtual school hours

Local agencies hope to aid working parents by providing safe spaces for students during virtual school hours This story is provided by ideastream as part of special community coverage of COVID-19 and funded by Third Federal Foundation and University Settlement. by Rachel Dissell (Plain Press, September 2020)       For some parents of school-age children, the decision … Continue reading

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