Cleveland school choice

How is school choice working for Cleveland school district families? Signal Cleveland and Cleveland Documenters talked to nearly 30 parents and caregivers across the city to find out.

Cleveland school choice

Cleveland school choice: Then and now

Cleveland school choice through the decades (Timeline)

In the past, Cleveland students were automatically enrolled in their neighborhood school. During the era of desegregation busing, many white families left the public school district for private schools or fled the city for the suburbs.

Choosing a Cleveland school (Explainer)

For a decade, Cleveland has been an open enrollment school district. Parents, caregivers and students can choose which school they want to attend within the district. CMSD uses an online portal where families select their top choices for elementary or high schools.