Cleveland Heights Schools: If You Can't Beat 'Em, Run for Office
By Pete Kotz
on Mon, Nov 5, 2007 at 5:42 PM
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