Dayton Public School Board

Dayton Public Board of Education hangs out the “you’re not welcome here” sign

This Saturday, from 9 to noon, you can go have coffee with the new Superintendent of the Dayton Public Schools at Ruskin School. If you have a neighborhood organization, she’d love to come out and talk to you and tell you all about her master plan for turning our district around. Come to a board Read More

Dayton Public Schools gets an “F” in reading but didn’t fail

The news for the tiny Jefferson Township district was good- they got an “A” on K-3 Literacy improvement. They are the only ones locally – at least that’s the way the Dayton Daily news reports it. But, let’s be real- the entire district is 450 students- split that up by 13 grades- and you get Read More

Dayton’s most popular elected official not running again

Stacy M. Thompson, who was appointed to the Dayton Board of Education in 2006 and got more votes than anyone else in the 2009 election, has decided not to run for another term. This leaves at least one vacant seat to fill in November, with petitions due in August with 350 valid signatures (sorry, I Read More

Dayton School Board filings- not yet certified

Today was the deadline to file your 300 signatures to run for Dayton School board: Three seats are supposed to open according to the Dayton Public Schools site: http://www.dps.k12.oh.us/cms/dpsadmin/board.html however, I”m pretty sure that Stacy Thompson wouldn’t be putting herself through this if her term really expired in 2011. It looks like we have two Read More