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The Soul of Team Building at Cleveland Transformation Alliance

  Story by Johnathan Duffie Sawdust, strange sounds, discomfort, curiosity and joy are just a few words that illustrate what members of the Cleveland Transformation Alliance Community Engagement Team experienced during a recent team building exercise. In the middle of a workday in early February the School Quality Ambassadors who connect with Cleveland’s neighborhoods and […]

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For student, a distant third choice becomes a beloved home

Lakayla Eberhardt and teacher, Carolyn Khouri at Lincoln West School of Global Studies. Story by Justin Glanville     Photos by Julie Van Wagenen This story is part of a series about how families chose their schools. Lakayla Eberhardt was not impressed when she learned that students at Lincoln West School of Global Studies had to wear […]

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Hiring, community-engagement roles

The Cleveland Transformation Alliance is now hiring for multiple community engagement part-time positions. School Quality Ambassadors  The Cleveland Transformation Alliance is seeking up to ten qualified individuals to serve as School Quality Ambassadors across Cleveland’s neighborhoods. As part of their work with the Alliance, Ambassadors will help support our neighborhood-based grassroots engagement strategy. Learn more […]

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Power of the Plan: For mother, a penchant for filing helps inform school choice

Zakiyah Munashe and her child Zyaire, an eight-year old attending Clark Elementary in the Clark-Fulton neighborhood in Cleveland. Story by Justin Glanville     Photos by Julie Van Wagenen This story is part of a series about how families chose their schools. Zakiyah Munashe is a collector. In a big filing cabinet at her house, she stashes […]

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New Transformation Alliance website helps Clevelanders to learn more, find the best school for their children  

CLEVELAND – July 16, 2018 – The Cleveland Transformation Alliance has launched its new interactive website, myCLEschool.org. The site allows families to view school data and information for all Cleveland’s public schools – both district and charter – and learn more about school quality. “Our new website is the only online source of objective information […]

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Charter Sponsor Review

Charter Sponsor Review for the 2019-2020 School Year This is an update to Ohio sponsors with information about the Cleveland Transformation Alliance’s sponsor review process and related criteria established under state law. Based on input from the sponsor community, the Transformation Alliance has revised the timeline for our review processes, and established a protocol that […]

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Power of the Plan: Family influence helps Cleveland Children into Kindergarten

Story and photos by Justin Glanville      For kids starting kindergarten, readiness is key to future success The last time Dawn Syroney had a kid entering kindergarten, it was 21 years ago. Back then, she says, she didn’t think much about what skills or knowledge her son needed to start school. “I thought those […]