Hopefully the last DPS Board comedy skit

Abbot and Costello did a famous skit “Who’s on first” where the players had names that would confuse you. “Who’s on first, What’s on second, I Don’t Know is on third” And then we have the last version of the…

2017: the sound and the fury

For the record: I hated Faulkner in high school. But, if the title fits- so be it. Last year was a struggle. Ending with me laid up for 4 days in bed with a cold that wouldn’t quit. It was…

Local campaign finance winners and losers

Number one rule in journalism: follow the money. When it comes to politics and who wants to buy your vote: follow the money. When I look to see what I could and should support, I like to look at the…

The DPS saga continues: Principals leaving

The agenda for last nights review session wasn’t quite complete. Many more resignations that were turned in on the 10th weren’t included. While the board was falling all over itself for their “New Digital Dashboard” for reviewing their slow improvement…

DPS retreat is really an excuse to hide

“Mr Esrati, we’re going to ask you to leave” said Dr. Robert Walker, president of the Dayton Board of Education at their “Board Retreat” on Saturday, June 24, 2017. At issue was the board taking what was presented as a…