“Ohio’s school report cards—What do they really tell us? What should they?: A discussion about how we evaluate our schools”

The Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program will host an open discussion about the issues facing K-12 education this year and beyond. “Ohio’s school report cards—What do they really tell us? What should they?: A discussion about how we evaluate our schools” will take place Wednesday, Aug. 29, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Cleveland Heights High School (13263 Cedar Road, Cleveland Heights).

Patrick O’Donnell, education reporter for The Plain Dealer, will moderate a discussion between the following panelists:

  • Chad Aldis, vice president for Ohio policy and advocacy at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute;
  • Talisa Dixon, superintendent of Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District;
  • Steven Dyer, education policy fellow at Innovation Ohio; and
  • Lisa Woods, member Ohio Board of Education (Medina area).

The forum is free and open to the public.

The event is sponsored by Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, Cleveland Heights-University Heights PTO Council, cleveland.com and The Plain Dealer, League of Women Voters—Greater Cleveland and Heights, Lakewood and Cuyahoga County libraries. The event’s corporate sponsor is First Interstate Properties Ltd.

Register at the Siegal Lifelong Learning Program website.