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Office of the Superintendent

March 30, 2020

Dear Families,

In response to Governor Mike DeWine’s extension of the school closure, Cincinnati Public Schools’ buildings will remain closed through at least May 1, 2020.

However, teaching and learning will continue. We have been working for weeks to ensure that students can continue their studies remotely. We also are prepared to serve students who do not have access to technology or internet at home.

Our meal distribution program will continue, as well as the services we offer to students with special learning needs. A limited number of our School-Based Health Centers will remain open, and you can find a list of those locations on our website at cps-k12.org.

To keep students engaged in learning, we will launch our Remote Learning Plan for all students, grades preschool to 12. Included will be digital lessons, hard-copy Enrichment Learning Packets, resources for parents, tips for structuring the school day, and more. We also are exploring opportunities to broadcast academic lessons through cable partners to ensure that content gets to as many students as possible. We will be releasing more information about our Remote Learning Plan later this week.

As we navigate these challenging times, I remain hopeful. Our school family – including teachers, staff and community volunteers – has truly stepped up for our city’s young people. So far, we have given out more than 50,000 meals and countless hygiene kits. Our teachers are instructing from their homes and are reaching out to students without online access. It is clear that our passion for empowering the next generation of world leaders has only grown stronger.

I also am grateful to you, our parents and guardians. I know this hasn’t been easy. But I am hopeful today because I know that we can get through this together.

The challenge of educating more than 37,000 students without classrooms is momentous. But, I am confident that learning in Cincinnati Public Schools will continue. We are #CPSUnited, and we will come through this stronger than ever before.

Please continue to visit our website at cps-k12.org for important updates. We will have much more information to share in the weeks to come.

Sincerely,

Laura Mitchell, Superintendent

Education Center · P.O. Box 5381 · Cincinnati, OH 45201-5381 · 513-363-0050 · Fax: 513-363-0060 · cps-k12.org


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Cincinnati Public Schools: Growing, Achieving, Enhancing

October 8, 2019

By Ann Heise Kult

Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) enrollment continues to grow and is projected to hit 36,282 for the 2019-2020 school year. "That’s 458 more students than the previous school year," says Sarah Trimble-Oliver, the district’s chief information officer.

"This is unique for urban districts around the country, and it definitely far surpasses any other urban district in Ohio as far as growth," Trimble-Oliver says.

She cites a report showing CPS enrollment is far outpacing other Ohio urban school districts. Specifically, from 2013-2017, seven of the state’s Urban 8 school districts — Akron, Canton, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Toledo and Youngstown — gained 682 students combined. During the same time period, 4,462 more students enrolled in CPS.

To what does Trimble-Oliver and CPS attribute this exciting boost in student enrollment?

"There are two reasons for this growth that we can see from our data. We are seeing an increase in the number of school-age children in the City of Cincinnati, so some of that growth can be attributed to more families living in the city. The second reason  is, we do have more parents choosing our schools over charter schools in our district, which may be the biggest contributor to our growth."

Read Full Article at LeadCincinnati.com

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