On March 7, 2016, the Transformation Alliance Board of Directors approved a recommendation to the Ohio Department of Education that the state’s Office of School Sponsorship deny the application for sponsorship by Virtual Schoolhouse, Inc., a charter school located in Cleveland. Ohio Revised Code (3314.029) gives the Alliance authority over charter schools seeking direct sponsorship from […]
To eat lunch with her is considered a privilege, even though she’s at least their parents’ age, has the very adult-sounding title of wraparound site coordinator at Fullerton School of Academics in Slavic Village, and sits in an office right across from the principal’s.
Enabling and encouraging schools such as Stonebrook to open is part of the overall strategy of Cleveland Plan’s for Transforming Schools, a public-private effort to ensure every student in Cleveland gets a quality education.
When Tim Primus was helping create the curriculum for the new John Marshall School of Engineering earlier this year, his colleagues thought he was crazy. The plan was to combine traditional algebra classes with studies in robotics. Professors from Cuyahoga Community College would lead robotics classes, and students would receive credit from both John Marshall and Tri-C. “People just laughed at first,” says Primus.
On March 9, 2015, the Board of Directors of the Cleveland Transformation Alliance voted to recommend to the Ohio Department of Education that the Buckeye Community Hope Foundation continue to sponsor charter schools in Cleveland. Our role is described in Cleveland’s Plan for Transforming Schools and codified in law through H.B. 525, passed by the Ohio Legislature […]