Modern City


Superintendent/CEO Lorain City Schools

This blog shares my personal views and experiences as a superintendent of public school systems in Ohio. My goal here is my goal in all communication -  to engage in respectful and productive discourse with those I serve. Please note that while these thoughts are my own, many of these communications were also published by the school districts I've been honored to work with -- shared through district e-newsletters, websites, social media, mobile apps, and text. My hope is that this page helps to ignite a passion for transparent communication and engagement with other educational leaders as well.

Last month our district held a joint Lorain Academic Distress Commission and Board of Education meeting to examine the results of the 2015-2016 Local Report Card. The initial intent of our meeting was to share the “what” of the data - specifically, what measures we nee...

On Thursday, October 20th, Lorain City Schools officials met with State Superintendent of Public Instruction Paolo DeMaria to learn more about their future under House Bill 70. This is the first time Lorain has met with DeMaria since his appointment to the position, as...

Now that October is upon us and the end of the first grading period nears, I want to emphasize how important school-family communication is to the process of educating our students. In my mind, communication is what strong relationships are built upon - and these stron...

I want to thank all who came together to join us in celebrating the opening of the new Lorain High School this past weekend. It takes an enormous amount of work and collaboration to pull off a three-day event such as this, and we are incredibly honored by the volunteer...

This year's state report cards are a reflection of new assessments with new indicators, and we'll take our time deciphering what the results mean. The state has openly shared that school districts across the state have experienced a dip in performance due to these new,...

As the Lorain Schools continues to grieve the sudden loss of one of our own, I want to express my sincere appreciation to the Lorain community for your outpouring of love and support. 

Sherri Hutlock grew up in Lorain, graduated from Lorain High School, and...

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