President Barack Obama’s action on immigration

president_official_portrait_hiresby Margret Wong

President Barack Obama has announced his immigration action.
Last night, President Barack Obama announced the steps he will take to make our nation’s immigration system more reasonable, transparent, and fair. Through these executive actions, the President will expand DACA, implement a deferred action program for the parents with U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident children, extend provisional waivers to the children and spouses of U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents, and streamline the immigration process for high skilled workers. Continue reading

Author Patricia Polacco wows kids, teachers at R.G. Jones

CMSD NEWS BUREAU

Author and artist Patricia Polacco picked up a gymnasium jammed with kids at CMSD’s Robinson G. Jones School and transported them into her world.

By all accounts, the kids — as well as the teachers and anyone else within earshot of the dynamic 70-year-old speaker — were glad she did.

“I really liked the stories, especially about her family and the meteor,” Adriana, a fourth-grader, said after the presentation Monday afternoon.  “She also told us that each of us were special.”

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Issue 6 for Cuyahoga Community College

 Issue 6 for Tri-C

Issue 6 for Cuyahoga Community College

Every day, more good jobs require college education. Tri-C is the leading educator for good jobs such as those in our community’s technical workforce and health care sectors, as well as for students preparing to enter four-year degree programs.

As an affordable, high quality college, Tri-C is crucial to the success of our local economy and families. That is why our proposed 2014 levy is a necessity to: Continue reading

CMSD PLANS WORK ON TREMONT, SCRANTON, LUIS MUNOZ MARIN

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District has built or renovated 41 schools since 2001, including Paul L. Dunbar School, shown here. Issue 4 would allow the District to build 20 to 22 more schools and refurbish 20 to 23 others without raising taxes.

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District has built or renovated 41 schools since 2001, including Paul L. Dunbar School, shown here. Issue 4 would allow the District to build 20 to 22 more schools and refurbish 20 to 23 others without raising taxes.

by Tom Ott
CMSD News Bureau

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District wants to continue modernizing its buildings, an effort that began after the gym roof at the former East High School collapsed 14 years ago. Since then, the District has built and renovated 41 schools.

Work completed so far in the Ohio City-Tremont area includes construction of three new schools: Buhrer Dual Language, Orchard STEM and Paul L. Dunbar. Continue reading