The Lorain City School Board of Education and the district's state-appointed CEO, David Hardy, are locked in a legal battle. State lawmakers say this emphasizes the need for the legislature to overhaul academic distress commissions.
The Black River is wide at its mouth, with parallel banks encased by metal bulkheads. It’s an industrial river, but there is wildlife, like a hissing pair of geese guarding the entrance to the yacht club marina.
While the Trump administration struggles with disaster response, Northeast Ohio’s Puerto Rican community is welcoming children displaced by Hurricane Maria and trying to make the transition as smooth as possible.