Cleveland Heights-University Heights Board of Education meeting highlights 4-21-2015

APRIL 21, 2015

  • Facilities expenditures
  • Facilities planning
  • Clock tower
  • Math curriculum
  • Testing

All board members were present.

Facilities expenditures

The board approved the revised Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) for the kitchen, landscape and fence package. Total value is $259,496; $250,000 was budgeted. The board also approved a change order to cover further repairs needed for the Wiley theater and a rooftop air handler unit for the auto-tech space at Delisle Center.

Facilities planning

The board was updated on the facilities planning. The Cleveland Heights planning commission approved the site plan, including parking on Washington Boulevard. A five-page list of sustainable strategies indicated that most were incorporated into the plans. Items that were not incorporated were due to cost.

Clock tower

The clock tower will be repaired.

Math curriculum

The board heard a first reading of the math curriculum series for grade 6–12. Robert Swaggard, coordinator of educational services, reported on the work of the committee and the piloting of two series this past year. The series, Larson Big Ideas, has a technology component.


The board heard a report on district testing and how it informs instruction.

LWV Observer: Adele Cohn.

These meeting summaries are abstracted from LWV observers’ written reports. The summaries have been edited and prepared by Anne McFarland, Charlene Morse and Maryann Barnes. To receive e-mail postings of full reports, send an e-mail to or join through Google groups using “lwv-chuh observer reports” as a search phrase.

These reports contain member observation and selected highlights of public meetings and are not official statements of the Heights Chapter of the League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland. This disclaimer must accompany any redistribution of these reports.


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