CMSD is waging a communitywide campaign – complete with billboards, yard signs, bus placards and radio spots – aimed at raising school attendance.
The “Get to School. You Can Make It!” campaign will target an epidemic: In nearly two-thirds of District schools, more than half of the students are chronically absent – defined as missing 10 days or more per year. Continue reading
Tremont Montessori School’s prekindergarten has earned the top score of five stars on the state’s quality rating system.
The prekindergarten was the first in the District to go through Step Up to Quality, a voluntary preschool evaluation system that the state launched in late 2013. Five more CMSD schools will begin the process next week. Continue reading
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