LAKEWOOD, Ohio — To offset any learning loss related to remote and hybrid learning during the pandemic, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine asked public school districts to create their own plan helping students get back on track.
That effort began in earnest for the Lakewood City Schools last month during spring break with the district’s invite-only “Spring into STEM” program.
“We had approximately 100 students grade K-8 participate in ‘Spring into Stem,’ which was the kickoff of our 2021 intervention, enrichment and acceleration programs that we’re going to be offering starting in spring but also throughout the summer and next year,” said Lakewood City Schools Assistant Superintendent Maggie Niedzwiecki, who replaces outgoing Superintendent Michael J. Barnes this summer.
“These were students that were selected to just kind of jump-start them with reading and math but through…