Cleveland Heights Schools: If You Can't Beat 'Em, Run for Office

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For those planning to vote in Cleveland Heights tomorrow, there’s one election worth checking out. Remember all those parents who filed a lawsuit to keep Coventry Elementary open? Well, they lost that battle, but now one of their most vocal members has decided to switch sides. Nancy Peppler, who we featured in a story about racial issues underlying the Coventry uproar, is running for the Cleveland Heights-University Heights school board. She’s convinced that the district can do a better job of promoting itself and reversing the enrollment decline. And she’s trying mightily to remake her image — from critic to optimistic reformer http://coblepeppler.com/. – Lisa Rab

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