Cleveland Heights-University Heights School Board of Education work session highlights 11-25-2019

NOVEMBER 25, 2019

 

  • Ohio School Report Card performance, part III
  • Middle school equity analysis

 

Present were board President Jodi Sourini, Vice President James Posch, Dan Heintz, Malia Lewis and Beverly Wright. Also present were Superintendent Elizabeth Kirby and Treasurer Scott Gainer. The meeting began at 7:10 p.m. and adjourned at 9:15 p.m.

Ohio School Report Card performance, part III

Felicia Gould, assistant superintendent of education services, and Robert Swaggard, director of curriculum and instruction, presented the third of four reports on the district’s performance concerning the latest Ohio School Report Card. They reviewed the process the district is using to monitor its progress toward aligning the curriculum to state standards. The fourth session will also be on this topic.

Middle school equity analysis

Superintendent Kirby presented a preliminary report on equity between the two middle schools. She apprised the board of several equity issues, including disparities in instrumental music programs, sports facilities, math class size and the number of students identified as gifted.

The superintendent proposed both short- and long-term remedies to issues of equity.

Upcoming meetings include a regular meeting Jan. 7, 2020. All meetings are held at 7 p.m. at the board of education building.

LWV Observer: Robin Koslen.

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