CLEVELAND, Ohio — Concerns about very cold temperatures early Tuesday morning have led to several school districts in Northeast Ohio canceling or delaying classes.Among the major districts that already have closed for Tuesday are Akron Public Schools, Brunswick City Schools, Euclid City Schools, Lorain City Schools and St. Ignatius High School.Forecasts are calling for temperatures to be around 7 degrees at 5 a.m. in Cleveland and -2 in Akron. Wind chills will make it feel like -6 in Cleveland and -12 in Akron. It was 7 degrees in Cleveland at 11 p.m. and -1 in Akron.In Cleveland, it will warm to 28 degrees by 2 p.m. but the winds will grow stronger, making it feel like it’s in the mid-teens. It will reach 26 degrees by 2 p.m. in Akron with wind chills also in the teens.Temperatures will not be a factor Wednesday as highs will reach about 40 degrees in Cleveland and Akron. Rain showers are expected late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning.It turns cold again Thursday … [Read more...] about Northeast Ohio school closings and delays for Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019
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On Oct. 25, St. Emily students joined millions of others to beat the world record for most people reading the same book at the same time! Houghton Mifflin Harcourt encouraged its employees to volunteer in local schools to read the book, Maybe Something Beautiful, with children, and donate the book to the classroom. Geraldine Stevens, HMH Product Marketing Director of Social Studies and World Languages--and St. Emily parent--read aloud to Mrs. Tagbo's and Mrs. Letica's kindergarten students. HMH donated the texts in both English and Spanish to the kindergarten libraries. In its 13th year, Read for the Record brings together millions of people each year in classrooms, libraries, community centers and homes across the United States to highlight the importance of building early literacy and language skills for every child. The nonprofit Jumpstart 2018 Read for the Record campaign selected Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's Maybe Something Beautiful, written by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa … [Read more...] about Read for the Record at St. Emily School
The NBC Connecticut meteorologists have issued a First Alert for snow, sleet, and rain moving through Thursday evening and into Friday morning and some schools, including UConn, have begun to announce early dismissals. UConn is canceling classes as of 3:30 p.m. Thursday at all campuses except UConn Health and non-essential employees will be dismissed at that time. The school will post UConn Health's status online here. A winter storm watch is in effect for parts of northern Connecticut through Friday morning. Snow will develop across the state this afternoon and evening. A transition to sleet, freezing rain and plain rain will occur throughout the storm. The mixture will start first along the Interstate 95 corridor. The hills will hold onto the snow the longest and that's where we're expecting the highest snowfall totals. Snowfall accumulations of 3 to 6 inches are expected for areas away from extreme southeastern Connecticut and parts of the shoreline. Parts of the shoreline will see … [Read more...] about FIRST ALERT: Schools Announce Early Dismissals Before Storm
Two local districts tied for having the region’s highest graduation rate of 95.5 percent, according to annual data the Colorado Department of Education released Wednesday. Statewide, the four-year graduation rates continue to rise — for the Class of 2018, it was 80.7 percent — and the state’s dropout rate hit an all-time low of 2.2 percent last academic year, statistics show.Harrison School District 2, in which three-fourths of students qualify for free and reduced meals benefits, indicating poverty, and three-fourths are identified as minorities, posted a dropout rate of 0.08 percent.“It’s the lowest we are aware of in recent history,” D-2 spokeswoman Christine O’Brien said.Focusing on support that nontraditional students may need to stay in school and be successful, such as online instruction and a partnership for alternative education, were among the reasons O’Brien cited for the improvement in keeping kids in school.Overall, … [Read more...] about Pikes Peak region school districts make gains in graduation, dropout rates