CLEVELAND: The chief of Cleveland’s public schools has called to personally apologize to a kindergartner who was sent on the wrong day to a school that no longer exists.
The Plain Dealer reports that 6-year-old Eugene Johnson was instructed to report for the first day of school almost a week too early. And he was assigned to a school four miles away that was torn down two years ago.
Eugene’s mother said Cleveland school CEO Eric Gordon called on Tuesday to apologize.
Eugene’s family wasn’t the only one affected by the school assignment process. A district spokeswoman said other families on the west side of the city were also mistakenly instructed to send their children to the nonexistent school building.