by The West Park Times & Neighborhood Media Foundation
It is difficult to find an aspect of life that has not changed in the face of the current COVID-19 outbreak. For that reason, it could have been easy to overlook the one small step Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s (CMSD) John Marshall IT High School graduates took in June—to them, it’s a giant leap for mankind. After digging deeper, we found it was a giant leap for both CMSD and Toledo Public Schools (TPS), too.
This summer, The West Park Times published a three-part series (funded by the new local media collaborative, “NEO SOJO”) on graduation innovations from Cleveland high schools.
But in an interview with CMSD CEO Eric Gordon just before the graduation ceremony for John Marshall IT, he spoke to the seriousness with which his team took COVID-19 containment planning for Cleveland’s students and their families.Continue reading “Behind the Story of CMSD’s John Marshall Drive-Through Graduation Solution (full mini-documentary)”