5/1/2017 -- The awards recognize teachers who demonstrate instructional expertise, creativity and innovation, make learning engaging, vibrant and relevant and set a standard for excellence. The goal is to inspire teachers and bring attention to exemplary teaching in the District. Approximately 10 winning teachers will each receive $5,000.
4/28/2017 -- Cleveland Early College High School senior Zephaniah Galloway won first place in the annual Stop the Hate essay contest and will receive $40,000 in college scholarship money. Zephaniah was chosen from a pool of 1,700 juniors and seniors, from both Northeast Ohio high public and private schools, who competed in the annual competition sponsored by the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage.
4/26/2017 -- The rankings are based on college readiness and performance indicators.
4/26/2017 -- A prestigious national panel will visit Cleveland on May 1 and 2 to learn how CMSD is helping students control their emotions, show empathy and make responsible decisions. Cleveland is the first of several cities that the Aspen Institute’s National Commission on Social, Emotional and Academic Development will travel to before issuing a report on how schools can integrate social and emotional learning into their classrooms.
4/25/2017 -- Before focusing on its agenda Tuesday, the Cleveland Board of Education paid tribute to CMSD's 2,930 volunteers. It was part of National Volunteer Week, but Chief Executive Officer Eric Gordon and the board made it clear that they appreciate the volunteers' efforts all year long.
4/24/2016 -- The students showcased some of the arts-infused programming the District provides in partnership with the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning.
4/21/2017 -- CMSD has saved hundreds of thousands of dollars in fuel and maintenance costs since replacing the majority of its bus fleet more than three years ago.
4/21/2017 -- CMSD has adopted a new wellness policy that bans tobacco from school property, mandates students receive certification in CPR and requires daily recess.
4/20/2017 -- The Cleveland Metropolitan School District honored Cleveland Browns owner Dee Haslam on Thursday with an award that recognizes her pioneering support of urban education. Haslam, president of the Cleveland Browns Foundation, was surprised with the “Visionary Award” during the 2017 Chronic Absenteeism Summit, which CMSD hosted at FirstEnergy Stadium.
4/20/2017 -- CMSD convened the Northeast Ohio Chronic Absenteeism Summit on Thursday, bringing together districts and other agencies to share strategies for dealing with their mutual dilemma. More than 300 people huddled at FirstEnergy Stadium, home of the Cleveland Browns.
4/18/2017 -- Students will receive copies of Hopkinson's book from the Cleveland Schools Book Fund.
4/7/2017 -- The Cleveland Browns are ready to install two additional synthetic-turf football fields that the team is donating to the District, completing their commitment to provide five new surfaces for CMSD. The team would put in the fields at John Adams High School and John Marshall Campus, according to a proposal that the Board of Education will vote on April 25.
4/10/2017 -- Families can get help with civil legal issues including housing and immigration.
4/7/2017 -- April 17 marks the latest in a series of monthly application deadlines. Prospective candidates should apply by then to have the best chance of being invited to a job fair later this month and landing a job.
4/7/2017 -- The Scenarios USA film drew a packed crowd to see Mayraleeh Nelson's movie "Split Persona."
4/7/2017 -- In a report released last September, Attendance Works said data showed that 6.5 million students nationwide missed three weeks of school or more during the 2013-14 school year. The report found a correlation between absenteeism and poverty, stemming from problems such as a lack of proper health care or affordable housing.
4/5/2017 -- For the second year in a row, the school took first place in the middle school Youth Sing Out category, for writing and performing a song that addresses intolerance, bigotry, racism or discrimination.
4/4/2017 -- Education leaders from across the country met Tuesday in Cleveland to discuss collaboration between traditional district and charter schools. The crowd was limited to CMSD and other organizations that have proved they are serious about addressing the thorny subject.
4/4/2016 -- An ongoing partnership with Refresh Collective takes project-based learning to a new level.