• Improvements planned at 5 older buildings

    2/28/2017 -- CMSD will begin more than $23 million in improvements this year at five older school buildings, the first such projects undertaken with money from a bond issue approved by voters. Improvements are in store for William Cullen Bryant, Louis Agassiz, Benjamin Franklin and Wilbur Wright schools, as well as the downtown Lakeside Building, home to the Cleveland High School for Digital Arts and the new Davis Aerospace and Maritime High School.

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  • Kasich honors Ginn Academy for innovation in education

    2/27/2017 -- A delegation from the school headed to the Ohio Statehouse last month to meet the governor and accept the award.

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  • CEO restates stand against discrimination

    2/27/2017 -- In light of concern surrounding recent changes in federal policy, CMSD Chief Executive Officer Eric Gordon sent a message to staff Monday and reaffirmed the District's "steadfast commitment to supporting equity for every student and staff member, regardless of their race, color, national origin, disability, religion, creed or sexual orientation."

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  • Jane Addams students victorious in culinary, hospitality competitions

    2/24/2017 -- Two students took home trophies in competitions that tested their abilities in culinary arts and hospitality.

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  • East Tech earns national certification for engineering program

    2/24/2017 -- The program helps prepare students for careers in engineering by giving them opportunities to apply what they learn in the classroom to real-life experiences.

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  • Program will let parents track school buses online

    2/22/2017 -- The District will test Bus Tracker at three schools – Riverside, Campus International and Miles – this school year. The system is expected to be in use across the District next school year, said Eric Taylor, executive director of transportation.

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  • Educators gear up for more progress with workshops, conferences

    While students had the day off, District teachers, paraprofessionals, administrators and educators of all types gathered to share ideas, learn from experts and make plans to accelerate the progress they’re already making.

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  • Facing History students come ‘Face to Face’ with Holocaust survivor

    2/15/2017 -- Facing History New Tech students this week listened to the firsthand account of 88-year-old Albert Hersh, a Jewish man who was sent to the Auschwitz concentration camp at age 14. The students had the chance to ask Hersh questions, take a photo with him, and for those who were particularly touched by his story, ask for a handshake or a hug.

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  • HEART customer-service program celebrates 3rd anniversary

    2/14/2017 -- In a message sent to employees Monday, District Chief Executive Officer Eric Gordon said he believed CMSD's enrollment gains over the last two years are a "testament to the caring, concerned, responsive school district we are continuing to become." He reminded them that "every single one of our customer experiences matter, whether it is colleague-to-colleague or extended to the customers that walk through our doors."

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  • District, teachers union reach tentative agreement

    2/13/2017 -- The new deal will go into effect immediately after CTU members and the school board ratify the contract.

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  • Artemus Ward students observe No One Eats Alone Day

    2/7/2016 -- For students dealing with social isolation, eating lunch alone can be one of the hardest parts of the day. That’s why seventh- and eighth-graders at Artemus Ward School have pledged to become more inclusive and look out for their classmates.

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  • District commits to supporting refugee students

    2/10/2017 -- CMSD enrolls hundreds of international students who may be impacted by the president's recent travel ban.

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  • University Hospitals, Willson School partner on asthma help

    2/14/2017 -- Medical personnel will work for two years with children who suffer from asthma, assessing and monitoring severity and control of the illness. UH will also enlist the help of Environmental Health Watch, a nonprofit organization that helps prevent and reduce exposure to harmful substances that cause or aggravate serious health conditions in Northeast Ohio. EHW will visit the homes of children with asthma and recommend ways that parents can make their homes healthier places for their kids.

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  • Fair draws high school shoppers

    2/2/2017 -- Once a year, the concourse at Cleveland State University’s Wolstein Center is turned into a shopping mall lined with booths representing CMSD’s growing list of high school options. Eighth-graders roamed the concourse with classmates Wednesday during the day. Students and parents visited for two hours during the evening.

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  • 26 athletes take part in National Signing Day (video)

    2/1/2017 -- High school student-athletes across the country committed to college sports programs on National Signing Day, including 26 from CMSD. Proud parents watched as the athletes picked up pens signed their commitment letters Wednesday at the District's East Professional Center.

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