education

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During the month of September, the Cuyahoga County Fatherhood Initiative along with other organizations will be emphasizing the importance of fathers being involved in the academic lives of their children. This is especially true during these times of new virtual learning platforms, hybrid systems of educating children, and the essential practices needed to keep our […]

Watch “Get Healthy, Stay Healthy: Conversations with MetroHealth” a Virtual Event Series! 93.1 WZAK’s Bijou Star and Z107.9’s Ro Digga talk with doctors and nurses from MetroHealth about how to stay healthy during this time! Telehealth, In-Person or Emergency Care? ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Preventing/Managing Diabetes (October 1, 2020) ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Importance of Screenings (September 24, 2020) ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ […]

In Episode 7 of Road to Recovery, principals across the East Cleveland City Schools District discuss the success and blunders of the first quarter. #IamEC #IamEastCleveland Contact Us Henry Pettiegrew, C.E.O. of East Cleveland City Schools 1843 Stanwood Road East Cleveland, OH 44112

Alabama has been the center of attention recently, for its controversial anti-abortion laws. Now, it appears the state has shifted its focus from limiting women’s rights to waging war against Arthur. On Monday, AL.com reported that Alabama’s public television stations refused to air the season premiere of the popular cartoon, because the episode features a same-sex wedding. When it was revealed that the beloved anteater’s teacher, […]

Are students being taught lessons that are healthy for them? At a time when campus racism is on the rise, some school districts are defending racially incentive classroom exercises. SEE ALSO: Georgia Teacher Under Fire For Slavery Game In one of the most recent incidents, the administration at BASIS Phoenix Central came under fire from a parent […]

CLEVELAND – After digging into the state Department of Education’s report cards for current and planned state takeovers, News 5 found there are some issues within the report cards of at least one district — East Cleveland. “We found some inaccuracies within the report card,” said Tom Domzalski, East Cleveland School District’s director of research, data and […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Approximately 12,000 students across the state of Ohio attended ECOT, or the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow. Now that ECOT officially closed on Friday, the clock is ticking for those families to find an alternative for their children. Students can return to their brick and mortar neighborhood schools or find another online alternative. […]

Darryl Aikens met all the requirements for his diploma and inspired the Golden State Warriors with his tenacity.   Ateenager battling cancer, who inspired the Golden State Warriors, achieved yet another victory. WPVI-TV reports that Darryl Aikens graduated from McClymonds High School in Oakland on June 9. The road to graduation was fraught with aggressive treatments […]

Betsy DeVos empowers states to decide which schools receive student vouchers.   Education Secretary Betsy DeVos told Congress on Wednesday that the president’s lavish spending to expand school choice initiatives would not ban federal funds going to private schools that discriminate, the New York Times reports. Testifying to a House Appropriations subcommittee, DeVos said the […]

Many of the parents feel that public schools are not even trying to educate their children.   Asurvey by The Leadership Conference Education Fund finds that many Black and Latino parents believe systemic racism in public schools impedes their children’s academic progress, The Huffington Post reports. That perception is especially real among Black parents. Almost […]

Barbara Byrd-Bennett pled guilty to steering $23 million in no-bid city contracts in October 2015.   Barbara Byrd-Bennett, the former CEO of Chicago Public Schools, was sentenced to four and a half years in prison on Friday for plotting to collect kickback returns from no-bid city contracts that were worth millions, reports the Chicago Tribune. […]