FACILITIES PLAN WILL CONTINUE EFFORT TO MODERNIZE SCHOOLS
When The Plan for Transforming Cleveland’s Schools was approved two years ago, CMSD Chief Executive Officer Eric Gordon and the Board of Education promised citizens that children in every neighborhood in the city would have access to a quality education.
But where students learn plays a role in how well they learn. That is why fully transforming Cleveland’s public school system from top to bottom also means providing students with quality buildings suitable for a 21st Century education.
CMSD’s master facilities plan was revised with that connection in mind.
The revised facilities plan, which the Board of Education approved in June, calls for building 20 to 22 schools and refurbishing 20 to 23 others. Read more...