Just a reminder to everyone that November is Open Enrollment month. If you are currently enrolled in the medical, drug, vision, or life insurance plans are satisfied with your benefit coverage you DO NOT need to take any action. However, you may want to go online, just to verify what the District has listed in the computer for you. You must go online if any of the following apply to you:
You want to make changes to current medical, dental, or life insurance coverage.
You have previously opted-out of benefits. You must opt-out every year.
Elections are over and the Cleveland levy passed. Now comes the good work of implementing some of the changes that are going to happen as a result of this levy passage. I am sure that many are aware that the day after the levy was passed, the CMSD Board of Education voted unanimously to restore the full school day for students in grades K-8 at the beginning of the second semester. This means that students will have an additional 50 minutes of school, increased exposure to fine arts and intervention classes, and that planning time will be imbedded
There is little doubt in anyone’s mind that it will be Ohio that elects the next President. As important as that race is – there are other critical races on the ballot. The race for Sherrod Brown’s Senate seat, Betty Sutton’s Congressional seat, Yvette McGhee Brown’s Supreme Court seat, and numerous state races are critical to the future of Ohioans. In addition to the Cleveland Levy Issue 107 which is critical for the students and citizens of Cleveland.
In the plethora of political mail that I received – I did find one particularly
It would be difficult for anyone to convince me that passage of Issue 107 is not one of the most essential issues on the ballot for the students and citizens of Cleveland. Educating our young people is not only about learning to read and solve mathematical problems - it is the road to prosperity and a promising future. That is why a school district must be focused on succeeding – not surviving. This issue gives us a chance to focus on success for all children in Cleveland and not surviving another wave of budget cuts. That is why the
Elections are Important…Elections Matter….Elections Have Consequences!
As the last 6 days of this election season come to a close – I wanted to take a few minutes to talk about how close things are in Ohio and how important your vote and your time are to all of us.
In a Plain Dealer/Ohio Newspaper Poll that was released over the weekend shows that Obama and Romney are tied 49% to 49%. Not only does this mean that Ohio is very, very close but that there are very few undecided voters left in Ohio. Everyone from political scientists, to pundits, to analysts, to my friends in