Dayton Public Schools

It’s long past time to fire Dayton City Manager Shelly Dickstein, or arrest her?

When the ship is sinking, people do desperate stupid things. Of course, if you’re the captain of the ship, and you know you were at fault, sometimes it’s just about self-preservation. Lucky for Dayton City Manager Shelly Dickstein (and her partner in crime, Mayor Nan Whaley) the FBI and the DOJ seem to have either Read More

Hire friends, hire family, it’s the way we roll in Dayton Public Schools

Dr. Elizabeth Lolli never has to worry about HR, because no one on the board cares what she does. Lawsuits galore coming out of HR because, well, there is no one in HR that knows what they are doing… because she hired some friends of Dr. Burton to be consultants- without any kind of oversight. Read More

What Dayton Public Schools don’t want you to know

The buildings are in turmoil. Libby Lolli’s last minute deck chair re-arrangement experiment is failing. Bad. Shuffling most of the building leadership has caused schools that were previously running moderately well- are now in chaos. Most significantly is Thurgood Marshall High School, where Sharon Goins used to run a pretty tight ship. Teachers assaulted, arrested, Read More

The inevitable death of the Dayton Public Schools at the hands of Libby Lolli

A conversation between a Dayton Public Schools principal who is leaving and Superintendent Dr. Elizabeth Lolli, recounted third hand goes something like this: Lolli- “are you leaving because of me?” Principal- speechless. And here you have the primary reason Lolli should never have been put in charge of a failing urban district. She thinks the Read More

School board hell bent on violating sunshine laws again- just to show they can at will

Expecting anything remotely resembling rational behavior from the Board of Education that hired two sociopathic superintendents in a row would be like suddenly believing in Santa Claus on your death bed. The board just had to pay their old attorney, Brian Wildermuth of Subashi Wildermuth & Justice, to file a response in my appeal to Read More

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