• Oliver H. Perry students get with the times (Photo gallery, video)

    1/24/2019 -- Students from Oliver H. Perry PreK-8 School moved just across the property to a new building on Thursday. But the upgrade advanced their educational environment by nearly a century. The school the left behind dated to 1927.

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  • Board gives CEO four-year extension

    1/24/2019 -- CEO Eric Gordon, who is already the District’s longest serving superintendent in four decades, has received a four-year contract extension. The Board of Education voted 8-0 to approve an extension that will take effect July 1 and run through June 2023.

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  • Choice fairs showcase options

    1/24/2019 -- Eighth-graders and their families went shopping Wednesday – shopping for the high school that best fits the students' interests and needs. Students visited a High School Choice Fair with their classmates during the day, the first of three days for eighth-graders to go to the East Professional Center. Families browsed booths in the EPC's gym Wednesday night and will get another chance from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m . on Wednesday, Jan. 30 at Max S. Hayes High School. 2211 W. 65th St.

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  • The big day is here! Cleveland joins Say Yes (Video, photo gallery)

    1/18/2019 -- Cleveland has been become the fourth chapter of Say Yes to Education, a historic development that will bring college scholarships to CMSD students while also providing services designed to keep them on track to graduation.

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  • City Year to beautify Benesch to honor King

    1/16/2019 -- City Year Cleveland corps members will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday by beautifying CMSD’s Alfred A. Benesch School. Each year on the holiday named for King, the nonprofit passes on the opportunity to take a day off. Instead, staff spend a “Day On Service” devoted to a community project.

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  • Report's recommendations mirror CMSD's SEL work

    1/15/2019 -- A new report from the National Commission on Social, Emotional and Academic Development calls for placing students’ social and emotional learning on the same plain as academic instruction, and its proposals mirror many practices already well established in Cleveland’s public schools.

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  • New buildings open smoothly, get thumbs-up (Video, photo gallery)

    1/9/2019 -- The two new school buildings feature large, interactive touch screens in every classroom and comfortable furniture that can be easily rearranged for group work. Open “extended learning areas” give students room to work together in teams, engage in “maker” activities with Legos or models and practice robotics.

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  • Speaker helps educators work with males of color

    1/9/2019 -- David Miller founded the Dare to Be King Project, which assists organizations that work with young males of color. He also developed a curriculum -- "Dare to Be King: What If the Prince Lives. A Survival Workbook for African American Males" -- that teaches adolescent males how to "survive and thrive in toxic environments."

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  • Bolton 2nd-graders find old classroom like new (Photo gallery)

    1/8/2019 -- When teacher Marguerite Haas’ second-graders returned to Bolton School for the second semester on Tuesday, they knew their classroom had undergone renovation. But they probably never envisioned anything this dramatic. During the two-week break, a makeover that Haas won from Brittany Wheaton, also known as “The Superhero Teacher,” transformed their classroom.

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  • Daniel E. Morgan preschool earns top rating

    1/7/2019 -- High-quality preschool is just one of the many strategies outlined in The Cleveland Plan, a customized blueprint for reform in the city. Preschool is a critical time in brain formation and development of skills like communication and teamwork.

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  • Three new buildings to open

    1/7/2019 -- The buildings feature large, interactive touch screens in every classroom and community, or “extended,” learning areas where children can work on projects in teams. Furniture is comfortable and can be arranged for group work.

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  • Attendance campaign begins blitz

    1/7/2019 -- The “Get 2 School. You Can Make It!” attendance campaign will put up 30 billboards across the District and air spots don Radio One stations throughout January. Ads also will appear on RTA buses.

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