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Cleveland Schools Will Ask Voters For Additional Construction Funds

Cleveland Schools CEO Eric Gordon

This November 4th voters in Cleveland will decide whether to keep money flowing to replace or upgrade school buildings. Issue 4 on the Cleveland ballot asks voters to approve selling bonds to extend a school construction run that began in 2001. Back then, a roof collapse at East High School set in motion a levy [...]

Toledo School Transformation Plan Leaves 100 Acres of Vacant Lots

Sheila Steele / Flickr The Toledo Blade reports on the results of the Toledo school district’s building and renovation program: Vacant lots where schools once stood now dot Toledo neighborhoods… All told, more than 100 acres at about two dozen TPS properties are vacant and mostly grass after the completion of the district’s massive Building for [...]

Toledo to Demolish More Than Two Dozen Schools

Brandon Doran / Flickr The Toledo school district plans to raze more than two dozen schools by the end of the year because of falling enrollment and a lack of qualified buyers who might be interested in the schools, the Toledo Blade reports. Wow. Enrollment in the Toledo school district dropped 39 percent from 2000 [...]

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