Lorain City School District

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The new head of Lorain schools says he’ll restructure the high school experience in his district and offer universal pre-K by next school year. StateImpact Ohio’s Ashton Marra reports the district claims it can recover without increasing spending.

Thursday night, Lorain City Schools CEO David Hardy detailed the changes that are part of his five initiatives to turn around the struggling school district.

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LORAIN CITY SCHOOLS

The CEO of Lorain City Schools will detail the five initiatives of his district turnaround plan at a town hall meeting tonight. 

Lorain CEO David Hardy Jr. was tight lipped about the details of the five initiatives ahead of the Thursday night meeting, but says they do include a mix of programs and shifts in resources that will help the district start heading toward its academic improvement goals.

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BELLWETHER EDUCATION PARTNERS

As the Youngstown Board of Education moves forward with a lawsuit over the constitutionality of their Academic Distress Commission, a national education group says the system is a strength for Ohio schools.

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Parents and educators in Lorain City Schools are getting the first look at their CEO’s plan to overhaul the district.

The Lorain Promise was published on the school district’s website Sunday morning. State law requires the plan be finalized within newly appointed CEO David Hardy Jr.’s first 90 days in the position.

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LORAIN CITY SCHOOLS

A second school district is now under increased state control after a series of poor report cards from the Ohio Department of Education. It seems to be going more smoothly than the first state intervention two years ago.

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