Cleveland District Considers Using Funds to Build Downtown

Monday, April 22, 2013

Although the Cleveland School District is leaving its longtime offices on East Sixth Street this summer, school board member Eric Wobser wants the district to increase its presence downtown.

Wobser has proposed using all $4.5 million from the sale of the district headquarters to the Drury hotel chain for creating a new school downtown, or expanding one or both of the district schools already there.

"If you look at the dramatic growth that's occurring in downtown Cleveland, that's an area we can nurture that growth," Wobser said.

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