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Our in the meantime let's -- to Cleveland's.
You for the reputation hammered over the years but the Ohio city is sincere is revitalization six -- from a brand new revenue generating casino.
A new medical products mall and much more but what does it mean if the educational system is facing mega problems.
Cleveland -- -- Business and with claiming it.
-- -- -- -- Well I -- all of those great new business products and business prospects.
So much about has come because of an organization called the greater.
Cleveland -- idea you know the partnership together it's been just unbelievable with the politicians as well but then you've got.
The mayor who feels that he would give up all of the new business just to give the kids -- great.
Education here at the Cleveland public schools which have been notorious for being very difficult -- having real problems so.
How -- these two people work together we want to introduce mayor Frank Jackson the democratic there.
Of Cleveland along with Joseph Roman who was president and CEO the greater Cleveland partnership -- that you know it up way.
You have to separate missions there he's big on business you're big on education.
They both need money to make it happen how are you working together.
I don't view on this submissions.
You just one mission.
The success and -- They'll vote so either one being unsuccessful -- damaged -- By the way born and raised in Cleveland yes right selling you -- -- best seller you know and plan to stay here as well well and you're very much the reason that a couple of major new businesses are coming here -- shoe.
Casino which by the way we've got the head of the horseshoe casino I got to borrow right that is -- -- hundreds and hundreds of jobs yes you've got to be proud about.
-- yes we are but not only its its unique here this is -- casino that's coming to our downtown.
But intentionally saying we're not here to build a fortress.
We -- here.
To be a lever to make other things in downtown work even better and they've already lived up to it in spades that -- since they've been here only a few months.
Well let halo effect of spent yes quite obvious that this just down there are right by the -- -- -- -- -- which is at historic building in Cleveland where the -- was taken over but there.
Couldn't you have seen this city go through ups nature downs off -- -- up have to switch that around as a leader this -- Well again that's -- we're supporting education because we can do all the development.
And it will have its own shelf life.
But if you want to sustain -- investments so prolonged period of time -- education's the key.
People make decisions where they leave it -- -- -- Work where they locate that business work where they have this all that is around education and that's -- -- not two separate things.
-- it's the same thing we operate as a community.
So what you're saying -- corporation X says you know what we'd like Cleveland it's less expensive -- -- restaurant but we can't ask people to.
Move their entire family if we can't say the school systems pretty decent or at least on -- Which it -- you guys are hoping to get -- let be passed on November 6 on election night how much money are you asking taxpayers to step up for.
What is a fifteen mile Levy but that's only be calls.
The property values -- Cleveland support Citi.
Dollars that we will Greece.
In -- good points that it would be maybe four meals residents fifty mile.
But again I wanna go back to the point that this is community if and so even though our schools are not doing -- And independent -- hold in general there are some very good school respect and some periods.
The real point to success stories what we wanted to do was make that assumption that it's north spread around -- -- normal throughout the district so every child.
This -- show you're the business had here.
How do you apply.
The business sensibility to running a school district chief you have ideas because you know the United States per capita spends more on -- -- -- money really only answer well.
It's not always the answer but in working with the mayor and his team over the past several years but very intensively over the last year.
What we came to was there are just some fundamental.
Rules that are in the way of school system operating more like a business.
And reaching performance at scale one of them for instance was the way we've said.
The only way we're going to judge some of our most important employees like the teachers is how long lead didn't there won't get an idea desperate sensation -- -- it up so we lifestyle issue less debt so we are -- change that.
For this urban school system within the state of Ohio.
What and how we don't mention that we did getting cooperation -- and teachers -- right so wasn't.
-- it was well it's -- everything gets intense but.
That the agenda -- the at all we were in complete agreement.
-- to how to proceed.
Which would have not happened.
Without their support in their important.
There he served in the army.
Right he went to Cuyahoga community college Cleveland State show you -- to Harvard and you also went to sitting right states.
University of New York.
What surprised you about working together.
To cut -- different back craftsman.
Nothing -- -- he anybody who I found that most people have -- -- golden.
And they want to accomplish the same thing -- they have the same value.
That difference it is it is -- anytime there's room to get there then and that's how people disagree but if we stay focused on.
Now columns and we're willing to give.
Self interest organizational interest to accomplish that outcome.
Things work and.
And how about that -- that we gravitate back to where we are the greater good of mayor Frank Jackson and Joseph -- the of the greater Cleveland partnership it's a pleasure to see working together for this great city of Cleveland with the rock and -- -- behind me.
Yes we're live all -- -- coming up in the next hour.
The governor of the state of Ohio John -- joining us don't she know that when he took over.
Unemployment was at nine point 9% even above that.
And today it is below the national average at seven point 2% because he has worked with people like mayor Frank Jackson.
And others across the aisle we will be talking to him about last night's debate get his thoughts on -- one.
And -- Ohio.
It is a key battleground state you guys you know that it always is isn't it it's all of -- -- and it's all about education to the things they're really covering their lives they -- how much we look forward -- next interview thanks so --
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