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    Benjamin Franklin

    Benjamin Franklin PreK-8 school is a unique, community-based school that lays a foundation for all scholars for success in learning, citizenship and career. Benjamin Franklin scholars benefit from:

    • a diverse student body that includes 13% gifted and talented students, 16% special education students and 4% English language learners.
    • nearly 50 certified and highly qualified teachers who set high expectations for academic achievement. 
    • academic programs that differentiate and meet the needs of individual scholars while ensuring they are on track to meet expected growth targets.
    • strong community partnerships, including the Ohio State University extension program that provides a horticulture curriculum and community engagement opportunities for scholars.  
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  • Pep rally encourages students to Get 2 School (Video, photo gallery)

    CMSD relaunched its Get 2 School, You Can Make It attendance campaign Wednesday, with speakers at a pep rally providing words of inspiration and telling students about the importance of attending school every day.

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  • True2U seeking mentors for 8th graders

    The True2U program is seeking mentors to help CMSD eighth graders begin to chart their futures. The volunteer mentors will work with the students throughout the year to help them explore their strengths and interests, think about career possibilities and select which CMSD high school is best for them.

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  • New school year will bring new tools, services

    A new school year is almost here, bringing with it a number of things that are new and different. While most schools won’t start classes until Aug. 22, some high schools that operate year-round will welcome ninth graders on Monday and other students on Tuesday. Several other schools will return Monday, Aug. 8.

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  • Board of Education renames three schools

    6/28/2022 -- Schools were renamed for the late U.S. Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones, former Principal Natividad Pagan and activist Mary Church Terrell.

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