CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - "I don't have the time or the patience to go through protracted conversation about it," Mayor Frank Jackson said this afternoon. The mayor says his new plan reflects an urgency to better educate the district's 42,000 students. The problem is, it seems to run smack up against what the Cleveland Teacher's Union wants. "Ohioans aren't going to really stand for that kind of top down union busting approach," said David Quolke with the Teacher's Union.

Five hundred African American trailblazers will descend upon classrooms in 107 cities and 34 states (including Puerto Rico) on Friday, Sept. 23 as part of the 2nd Annual Back to School with the HistoryMakers program, reports the NNPA. The one-day program aims to bring renewed attention to the needs of the nation’s educational system and […]

(WOIO) – A local high school football game has been canceled. The Elyria High School vs Strongsville High football game is canceled for tonight, Friday, September 16th. The EHS JV game for Saturday, September 17th has also been canceled. Elyria’s Communications Director tells 19 Action News about 30 football players were sent home from school Friday […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – 19 Action News has learned 363 teachers who were laid off and then recalled may not be laid off again as originally planned. The Cleveland School Board announced Tuesday night they will possibly keep all 363 of them for the entire school year. But while these teachers will keep their jobs, […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s Interscholastic Athletics Office is announcing, the James F. Rhodes football team will forfeit their game against Glenville this weekend. The game was scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 17, 2011 at John Marshall Field. The forfeit comes on the heals of a one game suspension […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Just days into the school year and 19 Action News has discovered a high school teacher is under investigation for having sex with a student. The female teacher works at John Adams High School on Cleveland’s east side. The so-called affair has reportedly been going on for two years. The teacher’s […]

A teacher was arrested and charged with beating a teen with a baseball bat. The Cleveland teacher lives in Akron and that’s where the assault reportedly took place. According to dear old dad, he was trying to protect his daughter from a boy who he says is “bad news.” Friends of Jeff Willis say he was pushed to his […]

OHIO (WOIO) – Ohio’s students continue to show steady improvement in their academic performance, but will face higher expectations in coming years as learning standards increase, State Superintendent Stan Heffner said Wednesday in releasing the 2010-2011 State Report Card. View SCHOOL and DISTRICT report cards. “We want to build on the strong academic progress we […];;playerWidth=630;playerHeight=355;isShowIcon=true;clipId=6143295;flvUri=;partnerclipid=;adTag=News;advertisingZone=;enableAds=true;landingPage=;islandingPageoverride=false;playerType=STANDARD_EMBEDDEDscript;controlsType=overlay CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Board of Education of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District took action to authorize CEO Eric Gordon to recall teachers to ensure a smooth school opening. At the same time the Board authorized the CEO to take all practical action necessary to keep its commitment to the community to maintain […]

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Oprah Winfrey gave away the last $6 million of her Oprah Winfrey’s Angel Foundation to six charter schools that are among the few bright spots in the nation’s education system.