Dayton Public Schools

Superintendent Elizabeth Lolli is smiling because she got a retroactive raise in a meeting where the public couldn't comment

Elizabeth Lolli announces retiring- doesn’t even make the paper. Neither does her retroactive pay raise.

A letter from the Dayton City School District Superintendent: January 10, 2023 To the Board of Education, DPS Staff, and the Dayton Community, As I finish the final year of my contract, which ends on July 31, 2023, I wanted to take a few moments to reflect on my six years as Superintendent of Dayton Read More

Dayton Public School board illegally approves spending $68K on hoodies, despite acknowledging that they didn't follow procedure and the district bought them without board approval or an RFP

Dayton Public Schools and “HoodieGate”

It’s time to fire Dr. Libbie Lolli, the School Treasurer Hiwot Abraha, new Business Manager Dr. David Lawrence, and charge Dayton Public School board members, Will Smith, Dr. Chrisondra Goodwine, Karen Wick-Gagnet, and Dion Sampson with crimes in office. The crime: looking the other way when a $68,000 expense was not only authorized without board Read More

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

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