Dayton Public Schools

How to fix the School State Takeover problem

Three years ago I could have told you that Dayton Public Schools was going to face State Takeover. The exact time? When the incompetent DPS board pushed David Lawrence out of the running for Superintendent. Now, the state is faced with taking over a district that’s almost twice as large as both Youngstown and Elyria Read More

Dayton Pubic Schools and other tails of illiteracy

No, that headline isn’t a typo, and I know the difference between tails of a dog and tales of woe, which is what the story of the Dayton PUBLIC (not pubic) Schools continues to be. It was bad enough last July, when an overpaid administrator, Ms. Lynsa Davie, stands in front of the school board Read More

Sunshine laws smackdown case continued (that’s delayed for us non-lawyers)

Judges were assigned Jan 2, 2018. The panel was to be Judges Froelich, Welbaum, Tucker. Apparently, in their reviews of the case so far, one of them determined a conflict and has recused themselves. update: “Judge Jeffrey E. Froelich has recused himself from this appeal. The case will go back into the court’s scheduling process. Read More

You’re invited! The Sunshine Laws Smackdown event. FREE! Tuesday Jan 15, 2019

The Dayton Public Schools had a committee hold an illegal secret meeting to decide what schools to close. I filed a lawsuit to hold them accountable to the Sunshine laws. It got dismissed by Judge Richard Skelton on really stupid grounds: He said I failed to prove they deliberated in a meeting I wasn’t allowed Read More

Dayton Public Schools still don’t understand R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Thursday night while I was being disrespected by the Trotwood board of education (the 3 minute timer begins once you start speaking most places- not when you get to the podium), the folks over at Dayton Public were having a town hall, except the town forgot to show up. The staff outnumbered the citizens, and Read More

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