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We Love Cleveland Public Schools

It’s February in Northeast Ohio. The skies might be grey, but love is in the air and we can’t think of a better time to celebrate with a few “sneak peeks” into the 2020 Cleveland School Quality Guide, with print versions expected to be available throughout Cleveland next month. Updated each year, the School Quality […]

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Hiring: Program Coordinator

Cleveland Transformation Alliance seeks an energetic, strategic, and innovative person to engage and collaborate with diverse communities and organizations across Cleveland around public education, both District and charter, and the Alliance’s work. The Program Coordinator is responsible for recruiting, training, and managing individual and organizational ambassadors and navigators for the Cleveland Transformation Alliance and will […]

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Cleveland

Photo credit Rowland Scherman [Public domain] In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, all Cleveland Metropolitan Schools and facilities will be closed on Monday, January 20, 2020. Throughout Greater Cleveland, there are a variety of ways for students and families to extend classroom learning in honor of the national holiday commemorating the civil rights […]

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Transformation Alliance Releases Cleveland Plan Progress Report

  CLEVELAND, November 12, 2019—Today, the Cleveland Transformation Alliance released its 2019 progress report on the impact of Cleveland’s Plan for Transforming Schools. Overall, the report shows the positive impact of the Cleveland Plan. “Our community is making progress,” says Shana Marbury, General Counsel and Senior Vice President, Education and Workforce for the Greater Cleveland […]

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Mayor Jackson Appoints New Executive Director

CLEVELAND – The City of Cleveland today announced the appointment of Meghann Marnecheck as the new Executive Director of the Cleveland Transformation Alliance (CTA), a public-private partnership dedicated to growing a portfolio of quality district and charter schools in the City of Cleveland. “The Executive Director of the Cleveland Transformation Alliance is an important role […]

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Meet the Board: Education Breaks Down Barriers

“I believe education is a powerful tool. It provides the opportunity to build knowledge, confidence, and helps break down systemic barriers. Joining the Cleveland Transformation Alliance affords me the opportunity to ensure that every student receives a quality education.” These words from one of Cleveland Transformation Alliance’s newest board members, Turkessa Tenney, appointed by Mayor […]

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School Choice is Personal

“What are the top 3 things you think about when choosing a school?” “What information would be most helpful when considering school options for your family?” “What makes your child happy?” “How does your student learn best?” These are just a few of the questions that Transformation Alliance staff members asked Cleveland parents from throughout […]

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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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Transition News: Executive Director leaving Transformation Alliance

Dear Friends and Supporters of the Transformation Alliance, As many of you know, I am moving on from my role as Executive Director of the Transformation Alliance. Since my announcement at the end of October, much has been done to make sure we don’t miss a beat in our work to oversee Cleveland’s Plan for Transforming […]