1/18/2017 --T he third year of the Teach Cleveland recruiting campaign is under way, with the first in a series of monthly application deadlines set for Monday. The District expects to fill more than 450 openings created by retirements, other departures, increases in enrollment at various schools and the opening of new, smaller high schools to replace older, larger models.
1/17/2017 -- Joan Trumpauer Mulholland gained national recognition as a white Southern woman who defied her segregationist upbringing and participated in more than three dozen sit-ins and demonstrations by the age of 19. She was a Freedom Rider and participated in a historic sit-in at a Woolworth lunch counter in Jackson, Miss.
1/13/2016 -- The Cleveland Browns Foundation is continuing its commitment to CMSD’s attendance campaign with the launch of an initiative that provides uniforms and other necessities to students in need. The Special Teams Package program kicked off this week with the first batch of deliveries to schools across the city. It's expected to benefit as many as 2,000 students.
1/9/2016 -- The board promoted two current members to leadership positions and brought on a new member to fill a vacancy.
1/6/2017 -- It has become increasingly apparent that the factory-style high school of the 20th century is not meeting the needs of young people in the 21st century. While high school graduation rates have reached an all-time high, as many as 60 percent of entering college students are not ready to do college-level work. These young people will likely struggle to advance in a society where, by the end of the decade, more than 60 percent of all jobs will require some college-level education.
1/6/2017 -- CMSD's progress won impressive endorsements last year, first from CEO Eric Gordon’s peers across the country and then from voters at home. The outpourings of respect and support are clear choices for the District's top stories in 2016, but down the list the selection grows more difficult.