Goodyear Tire's second-quarter earnings jumped 18 percent to $213 million, though revenue was softer than many had expected and volume slowed in Latin America.
AKRON, Ohio - A charter school operator says he's opening a new school in the former Goodyear headquarters in Akron.
The Akron Beacon Journal reports that the school serving grades K-8 is set to open in mid-August in about 43,000 square feet of the tire company's sprawling former offices on the east side of town.
The leasing agent for the property said he hopes to more tenants soon for the vacant Goodyear campus. Goodyear's new $160 million headquarters opened this month about a half mile away.
The charter school will be operated by I Can Schools, which has four schools in Cleveland. It will have the capacity for 300 students and expects 270 for the first year.
Goodyear Blimp Stories
A charter school operator says he's opening a new school in the former Goodyear headquarters in Akron.
Goodyear has begun constructing the first of a new generation of its iconic blimps.
For this week's My Ohio, Leon Bibb goes up 1,000 feet and flies in the Goodyear Blimp.