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Cleveland Schools’ Plan Introduced in Ohio House and Senate

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson’s proposal to overhaul the city’s struggling school system was introduced in the Ohio House and Senate this afternoon. Democratic State Senator Nina Turner, one of the bill’s sponsors, says she introduced the legislation to get discussion started. “This bill is a starting point; it’s certainly not the ending point,” Turner says. [...]

Ohio State Sen. Nina Turner to Introduce Cleveland Schools Bill Tomorrow

State Sen. Nina Turner is a Cleveland Democrat.

State Sen. Nina Turner says she will introduce legislation tomorrow that, if approved, would change how the Cleveland schools operate and spend tax dollars. The proposed legislation is part of Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson’s attempts to improve the struggling school district. Less than half of Cleveland fifth graders passed state reading and math tests last [...]

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