State of Youngstown city schools mulled

YOUNGSTOWN — Less than a week after the Ohio Department of Education released state report cards showing the city school district earning five F’s, two D’s and two C’s, Superintendent Connie Hathorn said he now has to talk to the state superintendent weekly.

“We’ve got to do bette,r and we can do better,” Hathorn said at a school board meeting this afternoon.

Teachers filled the meeting room, wearing YEA [Youngstown Education Association] United T-shirts, in a move of solidarity as they’re in contract negotiations.

“We have to do better as a team — I have to do better and you have to do better,” Hathorn said.

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