Dayton Board of Education

How bad decisions are made by the Dayton Public School board

“Did we ask to do this?” was a question asked last week during a protracted Dayton Board of Education meeting? This was during an hour long discussion about awarding a contract for marketing the Dayton Public Schools for the next four years. During that discussion, board members suggested they use students to create the materials Read More

There ain’t no “F” in Dayton: Time for DPS to get serious

Leaders are able to communicate a vision of a desirable future. They don’t do all the work- they just point the way. Dayton Public Schools and the Dayton Board of Education haven’t ever been able to tell the story of why you should send your kids to their schools. You know, the ones with the Read More

Time to file an injunction against the Dayton Board of Education

I produce a video that goes viral on Facebook, showcasing the bad behavior of board members Joe Lacey and Hazel Rountree. I produce another video that asks the viewer to compare and contrast the leadership styles of Dr. Adil Baguirov and John McManus– which gets a fair number of FB views in a short time. Read More

A tale of two meetings: Dayton Public Schools

This video speaks for itself. Large crowd at both meetings. Who would you want to lead your organization into the future? R-E-S-P-E-C-T. McManus was President Pro Tem- after Baguirov walked out of executive session that went 1 hour and 45 minutes. The audience began to chant “come on out” A lot of speeches were made. Read More

Who is Dwon Bush, and why DPS board should be fired before her

On my wall is an Einstein quote: “Imagination is more important than knowledge.” At the Dayton Public School Board meeting last night, a 17 year old young black male had the room in tears.  “I’m a young black male” and he’s succeeding because of someone they fired on the November Eighth- because the leadership has Read More

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