by Michelle Faust
(Ohio Public Radio Reporters Kabir Batia and Jerry Kenney contributed to this story.)
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is the new federal education law that replaces No Child Left Behind. The legislation gives states their own say in how they implement ESSA with input from their communities. The Ohio Department of Education recently held 10 stakeholder meetings across the state to get the public’s views on education.
Pearl Jam and Tupac Shakur made the nominee list in their first year of eligibility
Walking to and from school can sometimes be hazardous for kids in an urban environment. To address the issue, the Cleveland Metropolitan School District launched its “Safe Routes to School” program Monday.
At Louisa May Alcott school, parents carry bright yellow signs and escort groups of kids across the street and down the sidewalk. It’s called a "walking school bus." But not every neighborhood is as pedestrian-friendly as this west side community.
NPR's Michel Martin. (Photo Credit: Stephen Voss/NPR)
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