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via News5:

Maple Heights Mayor Annette Blackwell believes Northeast Ohio’s shortage of affordable housing is having a tragic impact on the academic development of children.

Blackwell told News 5 the affordable housing shortage is causing too many families to move from school district to school district, in some case, multiple moves are made in one school year.

Blackwell said housing insecurity is playing a major factor in hindering the education of children, especially children from African American families, living in Cleveland and the inner-ring suburbs

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