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Seven on short list for Ravenna superintendent including Ravenna, Streetsboro principals

Diane Smith, Record-Courier |

Seven people, including principals in Ravenna and Streetsboro, will be interviewed for Ravenna School District’s superintendent vacancy in the weeks ahead.

Craig McKendry, treasurer of the school district, said the board recently narrowed the list to seven people.

Rocky River High School investigation leads five teachers to resign, one to retire: What the district found

Emily Bamforth, cleveland.com |

Rocky River schools Superintendent Michael Shoaf released results from an investigation into high school staff members accused of inappropriately discussing a student, which led to five teachers resigning and one retiring.

The investigation found photographs of a student, taken in a classroom, on the phone of one of the teachers, according to a statement from Shoaf sent out on Wednesday.

Finalists for Akron schools superintendent include administrators from Cleveland, Cleveland Heights-University Heights

Robin Goist, cleveland.com |

The finalists are Christine Fowler-Mack, chief portfolio officer of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District; Felisha Gould, assistant superintendent of Cleveland Heights-University Heights Schools; Rebecca Kaye, chief information and accountability officer of Oklahoma City Public Schools; and Sandy Womack, area superintendent of Columbus City Schools.

The board reviewed 27 applications from people seeking to replace David James, who is to retire in June after three decades with Akron Public Schools.

Rocky River superintendent expresses ‘disgust’ at video of teachers discussing student

Cliff Pinckard, cleveland.com |

The superintendent of Rocky River Schools says he is “disgusted” and “shocked,” citing a video that shows two male high school teachers discussing a female student.

“Regarding the video of our staff members’ discussion that is circulating in the community, I’m disgusted, I’m shocked, and as the father of a teenage daughter in this district, I’m angry,” Superintendent Michael Shoaf said in a statement released Thursday night.

Coronavirus vaccine distribution for school staff in Cuyahoga County could utilize ‘pods,’ but timeline in flux

Emily Bamforth, cleveland.com |

Cuyahoga County could roll out coronavirus vaccines to school teachers and staff in “pods,” similar to the system set up at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, where patients go through drive-thru bays to get the vaccine.

The system is efficient, Cuyahoga County Board of Health Commissioner Terry Allan said, with about 1,000 vaccines distributed a day at the fairgrounds.

Akron Public Schools plans to opt-in to vaccine, in-person schooling

Emily Bamforth, cleveland.com |

Superintendent David James will need to assess how many staff are interested in the vaccine and communicate with the state the district’s intent to return to buildings after the vaccine.

James laid out a tentative schedule for return to buildings and for vaccination during a board meeting on Monday, but noted that these timelines will need to be “fluid” because of the uncertainty around vaccination rollout.

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