Dayton Public Schools

Now, can we solve the digital divide?

In 2012, my campaign platform included the proposal that we have a citywide wifi system and that every Dayton Public Schools student be equipped with an iPad. I wanted to end the “digital divide.” I’d also have thrown in, that every time we run new gas lines, we include fiber optic lines as part of Read More

DPS adds 3 new board members, still allowing insanity to rule

I couldn’t take the stupidity anymore of going to the meetings. Now with Mohamed Al-Hamdani in charge, the dismantling of the district for takeover by either the Mayor or a private corporation is on an accelerated path. While Superintendent Libbie Lolli continues to rule with fear and loathing, the revolving door is spinning so fast, Read More

Dayton needs new leadership yesterday

I just watched the video of a stabbing of a student with a pencil. The room was totally out of control. Next I hear, the school is telling students if they take their cell phones out to record things like this- or share the video, they will be expelled. Because, of course, the First Amendment Read More

Lolli fiddling while Rome burns

Superintendent Dr. Libby Lolli of Dayton Public Schools is facing a mass exodus of both staff and of substitute teachers. It’s gotten so bad, she wants to remove the responsibility of running these things through the board of ed. She’s asked them to vote on a resolution giving her sole authority tonight. A RESOLUTION TO Read More

DPS Athletic Director welshes on kids: kills wrestling at Belmont and girls track at Meadowdale

Without Board approval, DPS Athletic Director Shawna Welch sent out a directive that no coach can coach more than one sport, unless it’s track and cross country (as if those are somehow the same.) This means coaches who have coached more than one sport have to decide which sport to stick with. It also means, Read More

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