Cleveland Metropolitan School District

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STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

A new bill signed into law by Gov. John Kasich is changing the way teachers are evaluated in Ohio.

A union representing some teachers says The Public School Deregulation Act is a move in the right direction.

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ASHTON MARRA / IDEASTREAM

More than 300 homes in the city of Cleveland were declared unsafe to live in because of lead. Residents are being asked to move out quickly if they have young children. Lead poisoning in children ages 3 to 6 can have a drastic impact on their development and overall health, but it goes largely undiagnosed in the city’s kids. A group of educators are now trying to change that with a new partnership and free testing in the city’s schools.

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CMSD

Cleveland school officials say a marketing and incentive program has made a drastic difference in its attendance rates. The district has now presented the program to members of the Ohio Board of Education.

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District started its “Get 2 School, You Can Make It” campaign in 2015 with the goal of changing the city’s culture around school attendance.

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KENT STATE UNIVERSITY

Here are your morning headlines for Monday, June 18:

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CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY

A Cleveland partnership is wrapping up its lead testing of students in the city’s schools for this year. 

Mound Elementary School Nurse Angelique King reassures kindergartener Darrel as she pricks his finger and begins to collect in a small vile the drops of blood that gather on his skin.

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