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

Emily Bamforth, |

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.

Cleveland Schools Employee Resigns After Accusations She Joined Capitol Mob

Jenny Hamel, ideastream/WCPN |

Federal agents searched the home of a former Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) employee Friday night. She is suspected of participating in the Wednesday insurrection at the U.S. Capitol Building. No one was taken into custody, according to the FBI.

The district said Friday that Christine Priola resigned from that job on Thursday, the day after the riot at the Capitol.

Toledo Public Schools to return to full virtual learning as pandemic worsens

Toledo Public Schools officials on Monday announced that all grade levels will return to remote learning amid an uptick in coronavirus cases in Lucas County.

TPS Superintendent Romules Durant said his district is being proactive in adjusting now, as officials prepare for a possible increase in cases amid holiday gatherings.

Dayton teachers said recent moves have caused confusion, disrespect

Dayton Daily News |

Dayton Public Schools teachers have felt removed from decision-making and not respected by district leadership, teachers union President David Romick told the school board Tuesday night.

Romick, speaking to the board during their meeting, offered three solutions and by Wednesday morning, Romick said Superintendent Elizabeth Lolli had green-lighted one of his suggestions, the revival of a superintendent-educator council to improve communication between teachers and the administration.

Parent sues Hudson as schools resume in-person classes amid COVID-19 surge

Akron Beacon Journal |

The Hudson lawsuit filed by Jennifer Grega on Friday asks Summit County Judge Susan Baker Ross to block a decision made Oct. 12 by the local school board. Following that decision and after consulting with the county health commissioner Thursday about an increase in coronavirus cases, Superintendent Phil Herman moved to implement the new rules Monday, accelerating the district’s staggered reopening plan by requiring hundreds of younger students to report to class.

Cleveland schools CEO recommends district stay remote through winter break after Cuyahoga returns to ‘red’ status |

Cleveland schools officials will recommend students continue learning remotely, pending board approval, the district’s CEO said Friday afternoon. Eric Gordon said the news of Cuyahoga County’s return to “red” status, or Level 3 of coronavirus risk (Level 4 is the highest), guided the choice. This would indefinitely delay a plan Gordon had intended to roll out to begin moving the district back to in-person instruction, starting with the “most academically vulnerable students.

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