High School Choice Fair draws hundreds of families

Read about the concept of “school choice” on paper and you would learn much about an important educational concept being worked out here in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District and among other “portfolio” districts around the country.
But place it squarely into the circular concourse of the Cleveland State University Wolstein Center and you end up with a real-life, real-time demonstration of just how valuable and meaningful it can be to the students and families of the city and region.

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CMSD High School Choice 2015

A special report by The Tremonster

Cleveland’s families aren’t just walking to the nearest school anymore.

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s (CMSD) High School Choice event filled the circular concourse of CSU’s Wolstein Center with parents and teens on Wednesday evening.

Students lined the concourse, stopping at a multitude of booths to discuss their dreams and hear from recruiters about how each high school in Cleveland — anywhere in Cleveland — might be the best fit.

Follow The Tremonster for an upcoming series on CMSD’s High School Choice event.