THE OHIO BOARD OF EDUCATION aka The State School Board a forum on Monday Sept 25

 

THE OHIO BOARD OF EDUCATION
aka The State School Board
How can they help us? How can we help them?

NEW DATE: Monday, September 25, 2017 7–8:30 pm (formerly Aug 22)
Free & Open to the Public Shaker Heights Main Library
16500 Van Aken Blvd, Shaker Heights, OH 44120

The flyer is here   Library link is here

Panelists:
Meryl Johnson, Member, Board of Education

Peggy Lehner, Ohio Senator (R-6) Chair, Senate Standing Committee on Education

Mary Rose Oakar, Former Member, Board of Education

The purpose of this program is to let parents and the entire community know what the State Board of Education does, its relationship to the Ohio legislature and most importantly, how the public can help our elected officials, on both the State School Board and the legislature be more effective.

Co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland and Shaker Heights Public Library
FOR MORE INFORMATION: teachingcleveland@earthlink.net

  

Teaching Cleveland News

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Our next forum:
Monday September 25, 2017 7:00-8:30 p.m. (rescheduled from Aug. 22)
“The Ohio Board of Education aka the State School board”
How can they help us. How can we help them
w/Board of Education member Meryl Johnson, Peggy Lehner, Ohio Senator (R-6) Chair, Senate Standing Committee on Education, Former BOE member Mary Rose Oakar
Free and Open to the Public
Shaker Main Library 16500 Van Aken Blvd 44120

Teaching Cleveland News Network
News From Around Ohio and the U.S. 
of Interest to Northeast Ohio
   

FEATURES/OPINION/VIDEO 

Video from “Ohio Drug Price Act-Issue 2” forum (9/19/2017)

How to Save a Dying Suburb (9/19/2017) CityLab

On the 40th anniversary of “Black Monday 9/19/1977-an oral history by Vince Guerrieri (9/19/2017) Belt

Community Discussion – Politics, Facts and Compromise: Will It Happen? (9/17/2017) Video from 1st Unitarian Church

Reconsidering Dennis Kucinich 40 years after his Cleveland mayoral run: Richard M. Perloff (9/17/2017) Cleveland.com

Cleveland’s rich industrial past inspired the arts: PD 175 (9/17/2017) Plain Dealer

Capturing the next economy: Pittsburgh’s rise as a global innovation city (9/13/2017) Brookings

Nonprofits dominate Pittsburgh’s economy, development and government (9/11/17) Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

How the Group Plan of 1903 molded Cleveland (9/7/2017) Plain Dealer

Cleveland’s obsession with gentrification is worryingly premature by Alex Baca (9/5/2017) Cleveland Magazine

National City Bank to Marble Room: A visual history of Cleveland’s storied bank building (9/5/2017) Cleveland.com

Video from the Cleveland Mayoral Candidate Forum (8/30/2017) Cleveland Public Library

Video from “The Election for Mayor: A discussion about the future of Cleveland” forum (8/29/2017)

There’s Something the Matter With Ohio Too (8/29/2017) Bloomberg

The case for raising the minimum wage in Ohio by Michael Curtin (8/26/2017) Columbus Alive

Tape from Cleveland Mayoral forum (8/25/2017) City Club of Cleveland and others

West Shoreway $100M re-do brings benefits, but falls short of original vision: Steven Litt (8/23/2017) Plain Dealer

How Redlining Segregated Chicago, and America (8/22/2017) Chicago Magazine

Harnessing the wind: Ohio ranks among top 10 for distributed wind energy (8/19/17) Lima.com

Eight is enough. The 2018 Ohio governor’s race (8/15/2017) Columbus Monthly

Kids of King Kennedy are trapped by a brick ceiling: Mark Naymik (8/13/2017) Cleveland.com

Burning river reborn: How Cleveland saved the Cuyahoga – and itself (8/8/2017) Christian Science Monitor

105th and Euclid: The Winston Willis Story (8/3/2017) Medium

What the History of One Cleveland Neighborhood Can Teach Us About Race and Housing Inequality (8/2/2017) Cleveland Scene

NEWS 

20 years after DeRolph decision, some school districts gained, some lost (9/22/2017) Columbus Dispatch

Ohio House Still Considering Medicaid Expansion Freeze (9/21/2017) WOSU

How would the Senate’s latest Obamacare repeal plan affect Ohio? (9/21/2017) Cleveland.com

New Campus International School has opened at Cleveland State University (9/20/2017) Cleveland.com

Cleveland Seeks To Lower Unsolved Homicide Cases (9/19/2017) Ideastream

Some Ohio legislator(s) are blocking broadcasts of State Board of Education meetings and who they are has not been made public (9/19/2017) Plain Dealer

Issue 2 fact check: Are all of the VA’s prices public record? (9/18/2017) Cleveland.com

See how closely Ohio school report card grades trend with district income (9/18/2017) Cleveland.com

Ohio lawmakers chip away at public records access (9/17/2017) Columbus Dispatch

State Report Cards Released, With Mixed Grades For Traditional Schools And Bad Ones For Charters (9/16/2017) Ideastream

How metro Cleveland and Akron stack up against Buffalo, Cincinnati, Columbus, Detroit and Pittsburgh (9/15/2017) Cleveland.com

Poverty down in Ohio, but state still struggling, census finds (9/15/2017) Columbus Dispatch

Election results from 9.12.2017 primary from Cuyahoga County Board of Elections

Frank Jackson wins Cleveland mayoral primary, Zack Reed out duels field of challengers to finish second (9/13/2017) Cleveland.com

State report card chaos should ease when grades for your district, school come out Thursday (9/13/2017) Plain Dealer

Cleveland gains “high quality” preschool seats, still has many fewer seats than kids (9/12/2017) Plain Dealer

Congress may save medical research from Trump cuts, sparing a bright spot in Cleveland’s economy (9/12/2017) Cleveland.com

Digital divide in Cleveland among worst in the country (9/8/2017) WEWS-TV

Possible Mandel-Brown Race Would Be Just Second Senate Rematch In Ohio History (9/8/2017) WOSU

Cleveland Police Plan to Cut Citizen Complaint Backlog in Half by End of the Year (9/7/2017) Ideastream

Cleveland Cavs announce Quicken Loans transformation will go forward (9/6/2017) Cleveland.com

Ohio premiums for Obamacare policies to rise by 34 percent on average, state says (9/6/2017) Cleveland.com

Northeast Ohio woodlands are under attack; from beetles, aphids, viruses and fungi (9/5/2017) Plain Dealer

Outside experts assess Ohio’s ballot issue on prescription-drug prices (9/4/2017) Columbus Dispatch

Conceptual plans for park at Irishtown Bend win city planning approval (9/1/2017) Plain Dealer

 

News Aggregator “Feature” Archives 2017

News Aggregator “News” Archives 2017

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Important Upcoming Live Events

Important Upcoming Live Events
All are free and open to the public.
Please contact if you have questions about any of these events or would like to be added to our mailing list for future forums.
Email: 
teachingcleveland@earthlink.net

Monday September 25, 2017 7:00-8:30 p.m. (rescheduled from Aug. 22)
“The Ohio Board of Education aka the State School board”
How can they help us. How can we help them
w/Board of Education member Meryl Johnson, Peggy Lehner, Ohio Senator (R-6) Chair, Senate Standing Committee on Education, Former BOE member Mary Rose Oakar
Free and Open to the Public
Shaker Main Library 16500 Van Aken Blvd 44120

Wednesday September 27, 2017
“Race and infant mortality in Northeast Ohio: why are black babies dying more and what can be done”
moderated by: Brie Zeltner, The Plain Dealer
Heights Library Main Branch
2345 Lee Road 44118
7-8:30 p.m. Free & Open to the Public

Tuesday October 17, 2017
“Home Rule for NE Ohio Communities. Should it be stronger or weaker?”
moderated by Tom Beres/WKYC-TV emeritus
Lakewood Public Library, 15425 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, OH
6:30-8:00 p.m. Free & Open to the Public

Thursday November 16, 2017
“A look at the political crystal ball for 2018”
moderated by Andrew Tobias, Cleveland.com
Parma Snow Branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library 2121 Snow Road, Parma 44134
7-8:30 p.m. Free & Open to the Public

All open to the public. Please contact if you have questions about any of these events: teachingcleveland@earthlink.net

Most of these are co-sponsored by the Case Western Reserve University Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland, Cleveland.com/Plain Dealer plus Heights, Lakewood and Cuyahoga County Library Systems and City of Solon. Corporate sponsor: First Interstate Properties, Ltd.

The Cleveland Catholic series is co-sponsored by John Carroll University-Institute of Catholic Studies, The Carroll News and Teaching Cleveland Digital

 

“Race and infant mortality in Northeast Ohio” forum moderated by Brie Zeltner, Plain Dealer Sept 27, 2017

“Race and infant mortality in NE Ohio:
why are black babies dying more and what can be done”

Wednesday September 27, 2017
moderated by: Brie Zeltner, The Plain Dealer
Heights Library Main Branch
2345 Lee Road 44118
7-8:30 p.m. Free & Open to the Public

RSVP here   Event flyer here Preview story

Panelists:
Christin Farmer, Executive Director, Birthing Beautiful Communities

Dr. Arthur R. James, The Ohio State Univ., Interim Exec Director Kirwin Institute, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Angela Newman White, Supervisor, Maternal and Child Health Program, Cuyahoga County Board of Health

Moderator:
Brie Zeltner, Reporter, The Plain Dealer


Brie Zeltner, Plain Dealer

Co-sponsored by the Case Western Reserve University Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland, Cleveland.com plus Cleveland Hts/University Hts Library System

Corporate sponsor: First Interstate Properties, Ltd.
For more information, email: teachingcleveland@earthlink.net

Teaching Cleveland Stories

Cleveland 1912: Civitas Triumphant By Dr. John Grabowski

Mark Hanna: The Clevelander Who Made a President By Joe Frolik

Rockefeller’s Right-Hand Man: Henry Flagler By Michael D. Roberts

Cleveland’s Original Black Leader: John O. Holly By Mansfield Frazier

The Heart of Amasa Stone By John Vacha

Frederic C. Howe:  Making Cleveland the City Beautiful (Or At Least Trying) by Marian Morton

Bill Veeck: The Man Who Conquered Cleveland and Changed Baseball Forever By Bill Lubinger

When Cleveland Saw Red By John Vacha

Maurice Maschke: The Gentleman Boss of Cleveland by Brent Larkin

Inventor Garrett Morgan, Cleveland’s Fierce Bootstrapper  by Margaret Bernstein

How Cleveland Women Got the Vote and What They Did With It  by Marian Morton

One Man Can Make a Difference by Roldo Bartimole

The Election That Changed Cleveland Forever by Michael D Roberts

Deferring Dreams: Racial and Religious Covenants in Shaker Heights, Cleveland Heights and East Cleveland, 1925 to 1970 By Marian Morton

Cyrus Eaton: Khruschev’s Favorite Capitalist By Jay Miller

Ray Shepardson: The Man Who Relit Playhouse Square By John Vacha

Bertha Josephine Blue By Debbi Snook

The Scourge of Corrupt and Inefficient Politician: The Citizens League of Greater Cleveland By Marian Morton

The Man Who Saved Cleveland By Michael Roberts and Margaret Gulley

What’s New on Teaching Cleveland Digital

The Election for Mayor: A discussion about the future of Cleveland, a forum moderated by Leila Atassi, Plain Dealer Aug 29, 2017 (Video)

“Shaker Square: Its past, present and future” forum moderated by Steven Litt, Plain Dealer July 25, 2017 (Video)

Cleveland Day (July 22)

Jean Murrell Capers (1913-2017)

Local Public Policy Issue Forums 2015-2017 (Video)

A brief history of the Ohio income tax by Michael F. Curtin 2/15/2017

“Wildlife in Northeast Ohio: why can’t we all just get along?” forum moderated by Jim McCarty, Plain Dealer July 17, 2017 (Video)

The Best of 2016

“Voter Registration in Ohio” by Michael Curtin

“Fracking and the Impact of the Utica Shale on Ohio” a forum on May 16, 2017

Two “Northeast Ohio Regionalism” Forums:
Regionalism on the Westside 11.15.16 (video)

Regionalism on the Eastside 8.18.2016 (video)

“Water Quality of Lake Erie and the Cuyahoga River” a panel moderated by Jim McCarty 9.15.16 (video)

“Redistricting and Voting Rights in Ohio” a panel moderated by Thomas Suddes 8.25.2016 (video)

Her Father’s Daughter: Flora Stone Mather and Her Gifts to Cleveland by Dr. Marian Morton

“The Paradox of Progress in Tremont, Ohio” by Dawn Ellis

“The Western Reserve’s Self-Made President” by Grant Segall

Video From the Regionalism Forum with County Executive Armond Budish, Regional Coordinator Eddy Kraus and Moderator Tom Beres (6.17.15)

“The President From Canton” by Grant Segall

“Gerrymandering. The Art of Fixing Elections” by Michael F. Curtin

Video From The Newton D. Baker Symposium (April 19, 2015)

Remarks By Thomas F. Campbell @ Newton D. Baker’s Induction Into The City Club’s Hall of Fame (5.18.87)

A Rebel With A Cause: Norm Krumholz and “Equity Planning” in Cleveland by Robert Brown

“Drawing the Line on Politics” – Political Cartoons in Cleveland History” written by John Vacha; web design by Alan Luntz

Residual Neighbors: Jewish-African American Interactions in Cleveland From 1900-1970 by John Baden
Part 1: “Getting By Together 1900-1938”

Part 2: “Neighbors Then Strangers Postwar-1970”

“Why Political Debates Matter” by Michael F. Curtain

“The Scourge of Corrupt and Inefficient Politicians: The Citizens League of Great Cleveland” by Marian Morton

Interview With Louis Stokes, Former U.S. Congressman 1969-1999 (Video)

“How Reform is Changing Healthcare in Northeast Ohio: a Panel Discussion” (Video)

“The Civic Awakening of Beachwood” by Mark Naymik

Interview With Senator George Voinovich, Cleveland Mayor From 1980 – 1989 (Video)

“A Time of Transition and Challenge: The Gilded Age in Cleveland” by Dr. John J. Grabowski

Interview With George L. Forbes, Cleveland City Council President From 1973 – 1989 (Video)

Newton D. Baker: Cleveland’s Greatest Mayor by Thomas Suddes

They Also Ran: The Women Who Would Be Mayor, 1961 to 1997″ By Dr. Marian Morton

“The Election That Changed Cleveland Forever” by Michael D. Roberts

Mayor Michael R. White Interview – Cleveland Mayor From 1990 – 2002 (video)

“The Best Barber in America” by John Vacha

“Cleveland: City on a Schedule” Remarkable Documentary Made in 1957 and Hosted at Cleveland Memory (video)

“Annexation and Mayor Sensenbrenner: How Columbus Grew to be the Largest City in Ohio” by Alexander Tebben

“The History of Term Limits in Ohio” By Michael F. Curtin

“Ohio Drug Price Relief Act” ballot issue. A look at both sides. forum on Sept 19

“Ohio Drug Price Relief Act” ballot issue. A look at both sides
forum moderated by Jeremy Pelzer, Cleveland.com

Tuesday September 19, 2017 7-8:30pm
Free & open to the public
Bay Village Branch, Cuyahoga County Library System
502 Cahoon Rd. 44140

RSVP here   Forum flyer is here
Preview is here
Post forum summary is here
The video is here

Panelists
Scott Knoer, Chief Pharmacy Officer, Cleveland Clinic (WITHDREW FROM PANEL)

J. B. Silvers, Ph.D. Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management and School of Medicine

Matt Borges, Campaign Manager, Ohio Taxpayers for Lower Drug Prices

Dale Butland, Communications Director, Ohioans Against the Deceptive Rx Ballot Issue

Moderator: Jeremy Pelzer, Cleveland.com

The Ohio Drug Price Relief Act, a citizen-initiated statute slated for the November ballot, would require the state of Ohio to pay no more for prescription drugs than the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. And, regardless of how you plan to vote, it could end up being the state’s most expensive ballot-issue campaign ever, according to political analysts and observers.

This forum will have arguments on both sides of this ballot issue and a representative from CWRU Weatherhead/Medical School to further debate this complicated subject.


Jeremy Pelzer

Co-sponsored by the Case Western Reserve University Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland, Cleveland.com and Plain Dealer and the Cuyahoga County Public Library System

Corporate sponsor: First Interstate Properties, Ltd. 

For more information, email: teachingcleveland@earthlink.net

Teaching Cleveland Welcome Page

Teaching Cleveland Welcome Page

Welcome to Teaching Cleveland Digital phase 2
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Unfortunately it was an old platform and the time had come to move on
Also unfortunately all of our links from google are lost too. But the search function works pretty well. So just enter the topic you want to find in search and it should should pop up
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The Best of Teaching Cleveland

Teaching Cleveland Stories

Tom L. Johnson, America’s Best Mayor video

“Cleveland: The City on the Hill 1901-1909” by Hoyt Landon Warner*****

Cleveland in the 1960s by Mike Roberts

Rockefeller in Cleveland by George Condon*

Confession of a Reformer by Frederick Howe (Tom Johnson chapter)**

Regional Government vs Home Rule by Joe Frolik

Cleveland: Economics, Images and Expectations by Dr. John J. Grabowski

Survival – Man and Boy. A story about Lorrenzo Carter from “The Cuyahoga” by William Donohue Ellis*

Making of a Mayor – The Election of Carl Stokes***

Mark Hanna Vs. Tom Johnson by George Condon*

Water by Brent Larkin

Success By Design: The Schreckengost Legacy (video)

Biography of Newton D. Baker by Prof. C. H. Cramer****

African-American Heritage Trail in Cleveland***

Cleveland’s Johnson: The Cabinet by Eugene C. Murdock*****

The Ohio Canal Movement by Harry N. Scheiber*****

The Power Brokers – Glory Days of the Political Bosses by Brent Larkin***

*from Cleveland Memory/CSU Special Collections

**from Kent State Press

***from the Plain Dealer

****from Archive.org

*****from the Ohio Historical Society

*****Ohio State University Press

The Election for Mayor: A discussion about the future of Cleveland, a forum on August 29, 2017

The Election for Mayor: 
A discussion about the future of Cleveland
a forum moderated by Leila Atassi, The Plain Dealer

Tuesday August 29, 2017  7-8:30p.m.
Cost: Free & Open to the Public
Tinkham Veale University Center, CWRU Campus
11038 Bellflower Road, Cleveland OH

RSVP here  Forum flyer is here   Forum recap article
Forum Video

Panelists:
Tom Beres, Reporter, WKYC-TV (retired)

James L. Hardiman, Civil Rights Attorney and First Vice President-NAACP Cleveland Chapter

Chris Quinn, Editor and President, Advance Ohio

Moderator: Leila Atassi, Reporter, The Plain Dealer


Leila Atassi

Co-sponsored by the Case Western Reserve University Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland, Cleveland.com and Plain Dealer

Corporate sponsor: First Interstate Properties, Ltd. 

For more information, email: teachingcleveland@earthlink.net