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PARMA, Ohio (WJW) — The City of Parma School District unveiled a new district consolidation plan to the school board Thursday night. “We narrowed it down to two options. Four elementary schools with two secondary campuses or four elementary schools, two self-contained middle schools and a high school,” Superintendent Charles Smialek said. Smialek said the …

A few weeks ago, as Bakari Lewis wrapped up the broadcast of a Lincoln West-Cleveland JFK high school women’s basketball game, he interviewed one of JFK’s players, rookie Precious Elam and coach- chef Rhonda Scharf on the 69-31 win. “Afterwards, she (Scharf) was just thrilled that we highlighted the kids and introduced them,” said Lewis, …

BEREA, Ohio – At the March 7 Berea School Board business meeting, Superintendent Tracy Wheeler and District Treasurer/Financial Director Jill Rowe explained the impact of vouchers and school choice on finances of the Berea City School District. The council had asked for more information after several preliminary discussions. “Voucher is a broad term that basically …

CIRCLEVILLE — The Pickaway Pathways Creative Learning Program has received a $5,000 grant through the Ohio STEM Learning Network’s STEM Classroom Grant Program. The money will go to the purchase of drones. Using drone technology, students will master the credentials needed for graduation using the Ohio Department of Education-aligned workbook to target academic areas while …

Through Ryan FoleyChristian Post reporter | Friday, February 11, 2022 Students are seated in a high school classroom. | Reuters/Stephane Mahé The administration of a Connecticut school district has issued an apology after parents expressed outrage over an assignment that asked students what they liked and disliked about sexual activity. Christopher Drezek, the superintendent of …

The district originally dropped its mandate in November, only to reinstate it after the winter break as the omicron surge swept through northeast Ohio. PARMA, Ohio — As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to decline in Cuyahoga County, the Parma City School District suspended its mask mandate for students and teachers, effective Thursday afternoon. …

Our weekly national and local news digest highlights a recall effort against LA County DA George Gascwheren and redistricting updates. Read all about it in this week’s edition of the State & Local Tap. All good things come to an end. Ballotpedia will retire the State and Local Tap after the February 19 issue. Don’t …

Svante Myrick, Ithaca’s youngest and longest-serving mayor, will step down Feb. 6 after 10 years of service. Throughout his tenure, Myrick has worked closely with the leaders of Ithaca College and faculty. Myrick, a Cornell alumnus, announced his resignation On January 5, stating that he had accepted a leadership position at People for the American …

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Cincinnati Public Schools reported more than 1,300 new coronavirus cases among students and staff this week as COVID-19 numbers remain high across Ohio, according to the latest weekly update from the State Department of Health. The latest weekly update shows that 11 school districts are reporting at least 300 combined cases (students …

LORAIN, Ohio (WJW) — Schools in the city of Lorain are calling for district-wide action after an impassioned student-led protest to raise awareness about sexual assault left the leaders in attendance “changed forever.” In a letter to the community, superintendent Dr Jeff Graham said on Friday school administrators were aware students were gathering to talk …

Sixth-grade students at Mill Middle School in the Williamsville Central School District received an assignment, obtained by CNN, for their Spanish class in which they had to translate sentences from English to Spanish. One of the sentences read, “You (friend) are Mexican and ugly,” while another in the same worksheet read, “You (politely) are pretty …

A group of school districts in Ohio are suing the state, claiming the way private schools are funded is uneven and unconstitutional. Public education advocacy group Vouchers Hurt Ohio announced the trial Tuesday morning at a press conference. The legal challenge, filed the same day in Franklin County Common Plea Court, specifically targets the EdChoice …

Although January 1 marks the start of a new calendar year, for the South-Western City School District, the new year truly marks the middle of its school year. Projects and initiatives typically begin with the start of the school year in August, said Superintendent Bill Wise. the second phase of the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission …

Defendants charged in a 1986 murder at a Canyon Lake campsite and the homicide of a woman on a residential street in New Braunfels have surpassed the November and December grand jury indictments released by the prosecutor last week. criminal Jennifer Tharp. On June 7, the Comal County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrests of Tracey …

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Ohio – The Richmond Heights School Board is considering a different funding method that would use income tax revenues to help pay for schools instead of the share of property taxes it currently receives for the funding. The idea was pitched to the board at its last meeting by David Conley, president of …

CLEVELAND – Cleveland Metropolitan School District CEO Eric Gordon announced on Wednesday that students will learn remotely from January 3-7, the first full week of the New Year. You can watch the full announcement in the player below: According to Gordon, the decision was made due to “the dramatic increase in positive COVID cases in …

COVID: Health Experts Look at CDC’s Latest Changes to Quarantine RulesThe Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has announced major changes to quarantine rules as cases rise in California and across the country. Betty Yu has spoken to health experts about the outbreak and the new rules. 2 hours ago COVID-19 testing during the holiday seasonWe …

Shalina Kumar officially became the most recent U.S. District Court judge for the Eastern District of Michigan on Thursday, officials said. The former Chief Justice of the Oakland County Circuit Court was sworn in before U.S. District Chief Justice Denise Page Hood at the U.S. Courthouse Theodore Levin in Detroit. She is the first person …

FLINT, MI – Shalina Kumar, who most recently served as Chief Justice of the Oakland County Circuit Court, has become the most recent United States District Court judge for the Eastern District of Michigan. . Kumar is the first person of South Asian descent to be appointed to a federal judge post in Michigan, according …

by: Jack Shea, Cris Belle Posted: Dec 21 2021 / 16:54 EST / Update: Dec 21 2021 / 17:42 EST ELYRIA, Ohio (WJW) – Following a series of threats to the school, the Elyria City school district held a press conference on Monday afternoon. One of the incidents that was discussed happened on December 5 …

There is probably only one thing that aligns all education advocates and activists and that is the engagement of caregivers and students. It is essential for building and maintaining school communities that truly serve every student. But parent engagement that focuses on a single school, a single student, or a single policy can send harmful …

CLEVELAND – Superintendent John Kronour of the Northeast Local School District and Superintendent. Rick Edwards of Nelsonville-York City Schools received a $ 1,000 award on Dec. 2 by Patty Starr, President and CEO of the Health Action Council, during the high school championship football game at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium of Canton. Both …

DAYTON, Ohio – Officials from Dayton public schools said they would add security to all buildings on Friday following rumors circulating on social media, particularly TikTok. A trend on TikTok promoted school threats such as shootings, prompting them to be done on Friday, December 17. However, many users are also raising awareness of the trend, …

There is probably only one thing that aligns all education advocates. This ensures that the voices of parents and students are heard. It is essential for building and maintaining school communities that truly serve every student. But parent engagement that focuses on a single school, student, or policy can sometimes create messages that perpetuate evil. …

PARMA, Ohio – For people whose New Year’s resolutions include getting more exercise, Parma city schools have a plan for you. The neighborhood has recently restarted its community walking and swimming program, which runs until May. The first takes place in the three district high schools; the latter is only this year at the lycée …

The Lorain City Council neighborhood lines will change, and it looks promising that every neighborhood in the city will have a similar population. On December 6, the Council will begin deliberating on the new map of the city’s neighborhoods. So far Ward 8 City Councilor Joshua Thornsberry has guided the process of redrawing the lines …

Bruce Miller scrolled through the messages on his cell phone, stopping on a short video sent to him by a relative. Video showed an incident in the first few days of the school year, with a boy curled up on the ground, trying to shield himself from another boy who repeatedly kicked him. “It is …

Despite Rover Pipeline payments still on appeal and a delay in the state funding formula, the Bowling Green City school district is in solid financial shape. Treasurer Cathy Schuller presented her five-year financial forecast at the school board meeting on November 16. She said she predicted the district would spend a deficit throughout the forecast …

Harrisonburg, Virginia School District Reviews Gay People in School Libraries | UPDATE This message has been corrected after discussion with the school district (23/11/2021) According to media reports, Harrisonburg City Public Schools in Harrisonburg, Virginia, may have violated district policy by removing the award-winning graphic novel, Homosexual gender by Maia Kobabe, school libraries without following …

The Athens City School District, or ACSD, is working to assess COVID-19 policies after the recent approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children aged five to 11 on October 29. ACSD Superintendent Thomas Gibbs said schools do not require students to report their immunization status, and he does not expect policy to change in …

For Tiffany Thompson, the day begins before dawn. She wakes up at 4:30 a.m., leaves the house, and walks through the inky darkness in Liberty, Missouri. About 50 minutes later, after a leisurely ride in an SUV that she affectionately calls her “mom’s car,” this sixth-grade social studies teacher arrives at her destination: Spring Garden …