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Ohio 8 Coalition Shares Wins, Losses and Continuous Struggles During the Pandemic

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Lawsuits forced the U.S. Department of Education to allow students to access meal sites across cities in their communities regardless of what school they attend.

Ohio 8 districts say they are footing the bill for charter and parochial schools transportation and state reimbursements aren’t covering it.

Districts like Cleveland that are in remote learning will have to determine how to get all third graders to school buildings in the next few weeks for the Third Grade Reading Guarantee Assessment.

The Ohio 8 is a strategic alliance composed of the superintendents and teacher union presidents from Ohio’s eight urban school districts – Akron, Canton, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Toledo and Youngstown.