Cleveland schools got a report card from the state that was expected but still very disappointing. In nine new letter-graded categories, the district received 6 Fs,…


  It’s a brand new day at Alfred A. Benesch Elementary School in Cleveland. The school has new teachers, a new principal, and for students…


  Operation Backpack: Helping kids achieve their greatest potential! Operation Backpack wrapped up receiving donations at Levin and Discount Drug Mart locations August 9. Now, the…


CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A newly assigned Bolton Elementary School principal has already lost her position with the school after a post she made on…


CLEVELAND – A large fight at a vocational school on Cleveland’s east side prompted multiple ambulances to be dispatched to the scene. The incident happened…

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, […]

Thomas Ott, The Plain Dealer CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Cleveland School District has admitted intimidating and threatening a school psychologist who criticized Chief Executive Officer Eugene Sanders’ new academic reform plan. Luigina DiNardo-Rose spoke at a school board meeting in March, criticizing a part of the plan that would force teachers at her high school, […]

The Children’s Museum of Cleveland and University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital are teaming up with the Cleveland Metropolitan School District to create a plan to address the nation’s rising rate of childhood obesity in local early childhood school programs. The Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation, formed through the 1996 sale of Cleveland’s Mt. […]

The closing of 16 Cleveland schools will begin long before the last person leaves and locks the door. A more gradual process starts Saturday when transition teams representing the 14 elementary buildings on the list meet at Harvey Rice Elementary School on East 116th Street. The closings are part of a “transformation plan” designed to use […]

Schools chief Eugene Sanders has begun reconfiguring a central office that he promises will get leaner and help schools improve, not hinder them.  The first step was to cut the number of cabinet-level officers from seven to five. Step 2 starts next week when the first of all-new job descriptions are posted and employees get […]

Cleveland school officials are staying true to their promise of transformation — at least when it comes to letting students know where they will attend classes in the fall. Assignments for all of the nearly 50,000 students will be available Saturday at the Convention Center, during a fair that showcases the city’s public schools. Notices […]

The Cleveland schools have picked up another $2 million to launch an academic “transformation” plan, but the district says it still needs many times that amount for takeoff. The Cleveland Foundation made the award Tuesday, adding to $750,000 that it pledged late last year. The money will go for start-up expenses, including curriculum packages, academic “coaches,” teacher training […]