Sam Allard
May 10, 2023 - Education

Eric Gordon passes baton to new CMSD chief

Eric Gordon (L) and Warren Morgan (R) shake hands in front of a Cleveland Metropolitan School District banner.

Eric Gordon literally passed a baton to Warren Morgan, playing on the metaphor he deployed at this year's State of the Schools address. Photo: Sam Allard/Axios

Warren Morgan has been named the next CEO of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District.

Why it matters: Morgan, current chief academic officer of Indianapolis Public Schools, will be tasked with building upon the legacy of longtime schools chief Eric Gordon while restoring learning loss and other "sharp setbacks" from COVID-19.

Sam Allard
Apr 28, 2023 - Education

Parma to vote for 4th time on $200M school-consolidation bond issue

A stone sign reading "Parma" outside the Parma, Ohio City Hall

Nice sign outside City Hall in Ohio's seventh-largest city. Photo: Sam Allard/Axios

This Tuesday, Parma voters will decide whether to increase their property taxes to consolidate three high schools into a single campus.

Driving the news: Proponents say the $250 million project would enhance the educational experience for students and provide long-term savings to Parma residents.


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