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 […]
When her son decided to attend Glenville High School, Takisha Claybrooks-Williams was not happy.
“I think a lot of people are still unaware that they can look around for a place that’s right for their kid, but it’s so important to do it,” says Eloy Gonzalez,
Teacher Barbara Galaszewski marshals a dozen or so second-grade students into a rough circle of desks in her classroom
When Lowell King is asked to describe his job as wraparound coordinator at Franklin D. Roosevelt Academy in Glenville, he pulls out a handful of Mancala marbles.
Stonebrook Montessori’s marketing plan for the 2017-18 school year is unorthodox yet devastatingly simple: Give every student a T-shirt.
Opening new schools to serve Cleveland’s diverse population of students is a central component of Cleveland’s Plan for Transforming Schools, the comprehensive plan to reinvent public education in our city. The idea is that a variety of schools, taking different approaches, can better serve the diverse needs of today’s students than the one-size-fits-all approach of the past.
Jennifer Rhone walks the hallway of Thomas Jefferson International Newcomers Academy, where she’s one of two assistant principals, and gives a tall, dark-haired boy a wave. “I’d adopt him if I could,” she confides, out of earshot. “He’s so smart and kind, but he’s struggled since he got to the U.S. He had a really difficult childhood…”
The lights go down in an auditorium at Facing History New Tech High School in Old Brooklyn, and a large movie screen flickers to life. The documentary film being shown is called “What Tomorrow Brings.” It follows a group of students in the first girls’ school in an Afghan town.
In Broadway-Slavic Village, supporting students means supporting their families. Last November, with the holidays on the way and two kids in school, Carlotta Jackson was on the verge of eviction. “I was stressing,” Jackson says. “I had all these bills, I was working all these hours. If I had to move, I didn’t know what I was going to do.”