Dayton Public Schools

Youtube doesn’t want you to know about the chaos at Thurgood Marshall High School

Apparently- it’s ok to show the life being squeezed out of George Floyd, or pepper spraying people in restraints at the Montgomery County Jail, or even a fight at Ponitz where a teacher was dragged down the hall, but showing a melee at Thurgood Marshall High School yesterday, is violating the Youtube Terms of Service. Read More

RIP citizen comments- victim of COVID or just too damn inconvenient?

Ohio has “Sunshine Laws” that are supposed to help provide transparency in government. Yet, for those of us who try to collaborate or suggest ideas to elected leaders, the place to do it was during “citizen comments” during public meetings. While the sunshine laws are toothless in Ohio- and force citizens to expend copious effort Read More

DPS skullduggery alert

There seems to be some questioning of my report that Dr. Libby Lolli sent out an SRO to the schools with a letter to sign in support of her contract renewal. Not only is this really wrong, in that letters from principals might be valid if asked for by the school board- and should be Read More

Lolli to continue her reign of terror

It’s fitting- on the day before we dispose of the worst president ever, the Dayton Public School Board of Education- is about to reward the worst superintendent ever with a raise and a new contract. I swore off covering this trainwreck after I saw a staffer make a presentation with “your perfect title slide” and Read More

Expecting creative thinking from DPS leadership will disappoint every time

Dr. Elizabeth Lolli was never meant to be an urban superintendent. It’s questionable if she should have even been a superintendent anywhere. The fact that she was hired by someone who was fired should have been the first clue to a clueless board made up of 2 ego-maniacs with higher political aspirations, a clueless preacher Read More

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