We were thrilled to read about our very own Intergenerational Schools in the NY Times! A great read about “The Liberation of Growing Old” – here’s the excerpt: …Age-friendly cities, like Portland, Ore., rethink urban spaces to make them more accessible and encourage the integration of old people into communal life. And programs like Cleveland’s […]
United States Senator Sherrod Brown stopped in for a visit this week, meeting with students, staff, and board members to learn about the great things happening in our schools. Thanks again for the memorable visit, Senator – we really appreciate your time and attention. Stop by again anytime!
We are thrilled to announce that our Intergenerational Schools have been selected as the 2014 recipient of The Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence! The Eisner Foundation supports and promotes organizations working to unite ‘multiple generations, especially seniors and youth, to bring about positive and lasting changes in their community.’ Thanks to all the Intergenerational students, […]
We were thrilled to read about our E Prep school’s “College Doors” on the front page of the Plain Dealer! Here is a snippet of the story: Opening doors to college: University-themed classroom doors show college as a real goal, not an impossibility. CLEVELAND, Ohio – September 29, 2014 – by Patrick O’Donnell, The Plain […]
E Prep Cliffs alum Alycia Gambrell-Shields 13′ (currently attending Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s MC2STEM High School) will be attending the prestigious Mathematics & Science for Minority Students program at Phillips Academy in Andover, MA this summer! The three-summer residential program will be held at Phillips Academy. (MS)2 provides science, math and English enrichment as well […]
Taija Elder performed in the latest CMSD All City Musical “RENT” at Playhouse Square!
Have you heard of our “Intergenerational” educational model? It was highlighted by Romona Robinson this week, featuring our Intergenerational students and mentors discussing the vibrant, thoughtful learning community fostered at our Intergenerational schools. View the Video on 19 Action News | Cleveland, OH If you would like to learn more, read about our intergenerational educational […]
Breakthrough Schools was invited to visit Congress and speak on behalf of our community regarding the innovative, effective, collaborative educational work happening in Cleveland, Ohio. At this session, entitled “Raising The Bar: The Role of Charter Schools in K-12 Education,” our CEO Alan Rosskamm spoke along with the following national education leaders: Ms. Deborah McGriff, President […]
We are thrilled to announce our new Lakeshore Intergenerational School will be opening in the Collinwood neighborhood of Cleveland next year. Read more about the news in Cleveland.com’s story: Two new charter schools win the backing of the Cleveland school district. Along with our new Lakeshore Intergenerational School, CMSD has awarded preliminary approval for sponsorship to a […]
We are so excited that our network of public charter schools was featured on CBS National News! Our Near West Intergenerational School gets a special shout out! Thanks to CBS News for helping spread the word about the great things happening in Cleveland. Here is some of the story from CBS News: (CBS News) CLEVELAND […]