KnowledgeWorks Foundation named eight Ohio schools as recipients of grants as part of the Ohio High School Transformation Initiative. Other supporting participants in this project are The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Ohio Department of Education, and the United States Department of Education. Schools receiving awards: Cleveland Heights High School, Cleveland Heights-University Heights City Schools, $1,559,070; East High School, Cleveland Municipal School District, $661,725; Brookhaven High School, Columbus City Schools, $802, 485; Shaw High School, East Cleveland City Schools, $952,425; Libbey High School, Toledo Public Schools, $776,475; and Chaney, Rayen and Wilson high schools in Youngstown, $2,007,360. Grant awards are based on the size of each school's population.
I'm not sure I understand the concept...something about restructuring and creating autonomous high schools within existing facilities. I think I'll have to do some more research on this one before I make up my mind on what I think.