Project Rise is working hard to get a group of students ready for the year’s start. Students struggling with homelessness depend on donations and resources ahead of class for everything from notebooks to shampoo.
Teachers in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District are excited to be starting a new school year but the hope is that at some aspects of last year, as the district readjusted to in-person classes once again, will be left behind.
While speakers criticized the Lakewood School Board mandate of masks for children, teachers, and staff in the district, protesters rallied outside the meeting, waving flags and holding anti-masking signs.
As the Cleveland Metropolitan School District returns to five-day in-person instruction this fall, it will require all unvaccinated and vaccinated students, staff, and guests to wear masks for the first five weeks of school.