CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Metropolitan School District could see the construction of 19 new schools in the years ahead, if the school board approves a proposed facilities plan. Board members will review the plan at a special meeting Monday evening and they could adopt it by resolution as early as Tuesday. The goal is […]

  CLEVELAND – Despite a packed house of teachers armed with blue shirts and signs reading, “I support my sister”, the Cleveland School board voted 9-0 to approve recommendations to fire 17 teachers. The teachers were notified earlier this month that their contracts would not be renewed. “They were blindsided,” said Cleveland Teachers Union president […]

  LORAIN COUNTY, OH (WOIO) – The Avon Local School District has been informed by the Lorain County General Health District that there is a fourth confirmed case of Whooping Cough (Pertussis). News of the four cases was troubling to Jennifer Able of Lagrange. “Kind of scary,” says Able. She remembers her cousin having it […]

  PARMA, OH (WOIO) – Parma City Schools is investigating the possibility that teachers, staff and students were exposed to measles starting April 28 through May 2 at Parma Senior High School and Thoreau Park Elementary. A confirmation of a measles diagnosis will not be available until early next week. The district is now taking […]

Kwasi Enin (pictured), the Long Island, N.Y., high schooler who has wowed academicians near and far by being accepted to eight Ivy League schools, has finally made his selection. He announced he will be attending Yale University, according to the Chicago Tribune. RELATED: Kwasi Enin: NY Teen Accepted To All 8 Ivy League Universities The 17-year-old whiz kid, […]

Kwasi Enin, a senior at William Floyd High School in Shirley, New York, applied to all eight Ivy League Universities—Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Brown, University of Pennsylvania, Columbia, Dartmouth, and Cornell—and was accepted to all of them. “My heart skipped a beat when he told me he was applying to all eight,” says Nancy Winkler, a […]

Eight-year-old Relisha Rudd was already known to have family issues before she disappeared earlier this month. According to The Washington Post, police are looking for…

On July 26, 2012, President Obama launched his official White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African-Americans. The program is designed to help children of…

  (Toledo News Now) – State lawmakers are hung up over how many extra calamity days to give Ohio schools this year after hazardous winter weather. Snow and frigid temperatures led many districts across Ohio to exhaust their five allowable calamity days. Some canceled classes for 10 or more days. The House rejected Senate changes […]

UPDATE: (RNN) – Police report that the gunman has been found dead inside Arapahoe High School in Centennial, CO which is part of the Littleton, CO school district.The shooter died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson Robinson. “We know the suspect was a student at Arapahoe High School,” Robinson said. […]

  *Pint-sized funnyman and Philadelphia native Kevin Hart is spreading holiday cheer early this year, donating over 500 new computers to various schools and recreation centers throughout the area. Over the course of his budding career, Hart–a product of the inner-city–has actively given ample time and resources to those in need of a helping hand. […]

They must have PERFECT ATTENDANCE if they want to go! CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Students in the Cleveland Municipal School District (CMSD) are back the classrooms.  And while summer vacation maybe over, students who have perfect attendance over the next several months could attend one more fun event. Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey are […]