Dayton Public Schools

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

Just call me Dr. Esrati, Superintendent of the future

I don’t know Dr. David Estrop. He’s been a superintendent in three different school districts, with his last stop in Springfield, before he became a city commissioner. Now, that’s he’s not involved in the schools, he’s publishing his prescription for urban districts on the Dayton Daily news editorial page. The only problem? It reads like Read More

Esrati files appeal to Ohio Supreme Court over legality of “Information Sessions”

Judge Richard Skelton said the School closing task force was a public body and subject to the Ohio Sunshine Laws- AKA Open Meetings Act covered in ORC 121.22 Then he and the 2nd district court of appeals claimed the task force, which had already violated the OMA multiple times, was perfectly legal to meet behind Read More

Who did DPS just hire to replace their teacher staffing firm?

There is a serious problem at DPS with staffing schools this year. It’s not the fault of Parallel Employment Group, which was exceeding the fill rate contracted by the district. The problem lies with the chaos and turmoil being caused by the superintendent, Dr. Libby Lolli who has the HR skills of Attila the Hun. Read More

David Lawrence vs Libby Lolli

Readers of this blog know that I supported David Lawrence for DPS superintendent, before the Rhonda Corr debacle and before the Libby Lolli chaos. Lawrence was a DPS grad, an athletic standout, a military veteran, with an entire career in the service of the Dayton community at various levels of increasing responsibility in the system Read More

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