It’s no secret that the
The district’s drop out rate among Black males is atrocious and some of the schools are acting as warehouses and baby sitting services rather than providing an education to a largely urban, poor population.
That’s why we are intrigued by Mayor Frank Jackson’s plan to transform the school district that he controls.
It also includes asking voters for a tax increase in November and eliminating teacher seniority as the deciding factor in employment and assignments.
The mayor wants the Ohio General Assembly to give only
Unfortunately, while putting his bold plan together,
As the mayor moves forward with his transformation of the schools, we would hope that during this evolving process that he would engage teachers.
After all, they are the troops on the front line.