Dayton Public Schools

Saint David Lawrence, Chief of Innovation, Dayton Public Schools

Worst kept secret: David Lawrence’s return to DPS

Full disclosure: David Lawrence is one of my best friends, since meeting at the YMCA over 25 years ago. I’ve posted many times before suggesting he’s the best choice to lead Dayton Public Schools for many reasons. I’ve sat on this information for a while- and am even late to publishing it as the agenda Read More

Time to arrest and jail the Sheriff

The state has a curfew. Mask ordinances everywhere. Public Health is urging people to not go out unless it’s essential. The goal is to cut the transmission of Covid 19. Welcome to your Montgomery County Jail, run by Sheriff Rob Streck. On Thursday, they became aware of a wide spread outbreak. They shut down the Read More

Expecting creative thinking from DPS leadership will disappoint every time

Dr. Elizabeth Lolli was never meant to be an urban superintendent. It’s questionable if she should have even been a superintendent anywhere. The fact that she was hired by someone who was fired should have been the first clue to a clueless board made up of 2 ego-maniacs with higher political aspirations, a clueless preacher Read More

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

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