CLEVELAND, Ohio — Parents and students in several Northeast Ohio schools are pushing back against their districts’ decisions to suspend in-class instruction and extracurricular activities this fall, as recommended by the Cuyahoga County Board of Health due to COVID-19.
North Royalton parents held a rally Monday morning, and more are being planned in Bay Village and Brecksville-Broadview Heights.
Melanie Kirin, who has two children in the Brecksville-Broadview Heights school district, helped organize the “Local Schools, Local Families Rally” Monday at the Brecksville-Broadview Heights board of education office.
The rally will take place outside a school board meeting where final decisions about the fall session are expected to be voted on, said Kirin, 43, of Brecksville. The meeting is closed, and rally participants will remain outside of the board of education building.
Kirin said the rally is to represent what the parents want. and for parents to be unified in wanting schools…