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Cleveland City Schools: A Look at Teachers’ Collective Bargaining Agreements

In the wake of enactment of the Cleveland Plan (HB 525), the Cleveland City Schools announced their intention of asking voters to approve a 15-mill levy this fall.  As voters, and other concerned Ohioans, study the issue it is helpful …

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Cleveland City Schools: Putting Teacher Compensation in Perspective

As noted in previous posts, Cleveland Schools have proposed a 15-mill levy in order to eliminate a looming budget deficit and implement reforms included in the Cleveland Plan which recently passed the legislature and was signed by the governor.  Previous …

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Cleveland City Schools Budget and Cost Drivers

In the wake of the passage of the Cleveland Plan (HB 525), Cleveland City Schools has proposed a 15-mill, four-year temporary levy to eliminate a projected deficit and implement the reforms included in the legislation. A previous post outlined some …

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Background on the Cleveland City Schools 15-mill Levy Request

In the wake of enactment of the Cleveland Plan (HB 525), the Cleveland City Schools announced their intention of asking voters to approve a 15-mill levy this fall.  As voters, and other concerned Ohioans, study the issue it is helpful …

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Cleveland school reform plan not a “War on Public Education”

The President of the Buckeye Institute, Kevin Holtsberry, recently blogged over at Publicsectorinc.com a response to an op-ed written to attack the forthcoming reform plan for Cleveland City schools by a political coordinator with a local teacher union. Here is the first …

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Cleveland Mayor: Abused Sick Time for Firefighters “Clearly Systemic”

Firefighters deserve a great deal of respect.  There is no doubt about that.  However, they are not entitled to essentially rip off the taxpayer which is what Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson says is happening on a regular basis. “A city audit, released …

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