• CMSD in spotlight as urban educators open conference (video)

    10/18/2017 -- More than 1,000 urban educators from across the country are swarming through the downtown Hilton this week, meeting to discuss their mutual concerns and get a glimpse of progress in CMSD schools.

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  • Facing History New Tech receives award for community impact

    10/13/2017 -- Facing History New Tech High School opened in 2012 on the top floor of the Charles A. Mooney School. It’s believed to be the only school of its kind in the nation, combining a social justice and human rights curriculum developed by Facing History and Ourselves with the project-based, integrated technology approach pioneered by the New Tech Network.

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  • Zoo is classroom for Rhodes Environmental Studies (photo gallery)

    10/13/2017 -- The new school has a partnership with the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo that connects classroom learning to fieldwork at the zoo.

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  • Excellence in Teaching winners announced (photo gallery)

    10/6/2017 -- This is the second year for the Excellence in Teaching Awards program, a partnership between the George Gund and Cleveland foundations, the school district and the Cleveland Teachers Union. The awards go to teachers who demonstrate instructional expertise, creativity and innovation in their classrooms, make learning engaging, vibrant and relevant for students and set a standard of excellence for all teachers.

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  • CMSD to host urban educators, Bill Gates

    9/20/2017 -- About 1,000 representatives from large urban school systems will converge in Cleveland next month for a conference that will feature Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates as the keynote speaker. CMSD will host the Council of the Great City Schools’ 61st annual fall conference from Oct. 18-21 at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown.

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  • Grant will help attract, retain new teachers (video)

    9/18/2017 -- The grant will help strengthen professional development and mentoring for new teachers and create a network that connects them to winners of the Excellence in Teaching awards. The awards, presented last year for the first time, honor CMSD teachers who demonstrate expertise and innovation and set a standard of excellence for their peers.

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