Mix 104.1 Coverage of the 1/10/2022 Cleveland City School Board Meeting, presented by Toyota of Cleveland.
The Cleveland City Schools Board of Education met on Monday covering several items of business. A Strategic Plan Update was given. Currently, there are 1,450 Non-English Language Background students in the school system, which amounts to 26% of the student population. Thirteen percent of the student population are English learners. Focus areas are to create a culture that supports language and content development for English learners, provide ongoing professional development opportunities for ESL teachers, and strengthen connections between schools and families of English learners. Updates were also given on the COVID plan: Rapid and PCR tests are being offered to staff and students at any Cleveland City school. As of Monday, 34 staff members were out due to COVID-19. And finally, officers were elected for the school board, with Dawn Robinson named Chairman, Nate Tucker named Vice-Chairman, and Krista McKay named Chairman Pro-Term. All were unanimous.