Category: Press Releases

Can High Schools Do More to Prevent Bullying?

Bullying in high school is up since the pandemic, with more students saying they have been bullied at school. And more than 40 percent of bullied students said the incidents took place in hallways, stairwells and classrooms. “There are so many opportunities for kids to bully others in traditional school settings,” said Shellie Hanes, superintendent. […]

Written by on October 18, 2023

Youth Art Month Allows Students to Show Their True Colors

COLUMBUS, Ohio (March 10, 2023) – Habib A. always liked art and drawing but had no idea that it could become a path to a career until his high school art teacher helped him develop his talent and explore directions that could become a profession. “During the pandemic, I kept falling behind in school and […]

Written by on March 10, 2023

From Homelessness to High School Graduation and HBCU Scholarship Recipient, FLEX Grad Starts Her First Semester at Central State University

CLEVELAND (March 10, 2021) – Graduating from high school and attending college was once only a dream to Dreama S., 19. After overcoming multiple obstacles including surviving cancer, the trauma of losing a sister and experiencing temporary homelessness, she graduated with honors from FLEX High School in the fall of 2020 during a national pandemic. She […]

Written by on March 10, 2021