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Kimberly Brown responds to editorial that she is a hater for her editorial against Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson's education plan and the 15 mill levy

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson (D-Cleveland) Kimberly Brown CLEVELAND, Ohio- (Editor's note: Below is a response by Kim berly Brown to the guest editorial of Larry Woods, who called Brown a hater for her guest editorial to Cleveland Urban News.Com opposing Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson's education plan and the 15 mill Cleveland Municipal School District operating levy on the ballot for November. Among other provisions, Jackson's plan, which is now state law with Republican Gov. John Kasich's support, replaces teacher seniority with merit pay and hands public funds slated for the majority Black district for charter schools. The Cleveland Teachers Union leadership team, all nine Blacks on Cleveland City Council, Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (D-11), all of the Black state legislators from Cleveland but state Sen. Shirley Smith (D-22), and the Cleveland Plain Dealer and Call and Post Newspapers support the mayor's controversial plan. Community activists generally opp

Gov. Kasich comes to Cleveland to sign Mayor Jackon's Cleveland schools education plan into law that takes away teacher seniority, hands public money to charter schools, places Cleveland schools levy on November ballot, Community advocate Kimberly Brown writes editorial against levy, Cleveland Urban News.Com welcomes guest editorials for or against the levy and the controversial education plan at

Cleveland Urban News.Com Guest Editorial Writer Kimberly Brown Cleveland Urban News. Com and Thea ( ) and ( ) CLEVELAND,Ohio- Kimberly Brown, a former Cleveland mayoral candidate who also lost a bid for Cuyahoga County Council, writes the guest editorial below against a levy in November that woud support the financially strapped Cleveland Municipal School District. This editorial is that of Brown's and does not necessarily represent the views or the position on the matter of Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's leading online Black news venue. Cleveland Urban News.Com and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com welcome editorial letters on this most important issue and will take a stand on the matter publicly in the near feature. Send editorial letters to On Monday Ohio Republican Gov John Kasich made a special trip to Cleveland to meet with Democratic Mayor Frank Jacks