Erin Dooley

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

July 10 and Dayton Public Schools

July 10 is the magic date to re-sign your contract with Dayton Public Schools. Sign it, and then resign after that, and the board tries to vote properly to sanction you for breaking the contract. Since Rev Harris has been elected, they rarely get the vote right. However, it means this is when we see Read More

DPS board stuffing money in their pockets

On May 22nd, I offered to settle the lawsuit over the Sunshine Law violations of the public body, “school closing task force” on this blog and in writing to the City and the School Board. This requires the attorney’s to take the offer to the school board. I go to board meetings, I watch the Read More

DPS spending money like a house on fire

Remember this time last year? That’s when the board was willing to spend $200,000 to hire Huffmaster to break a DEA strike, because, well, we didn’t have the money to pay our teachers more. We lost staff, who bolted instead of risking a strike, the money to Huffmaster was wasted, with a last minute deal, Read More

Niccolò Lolli at the helm

Machiavelli was ruthless. Machiavellianism is “the employment of cunning and duplicity in statecraft or in general conduct”. Dr. Lolli announced the latest seating chart on the DPS tilt-a-whirl and analysis by the team behind esrati.com says she gets an A- for strategically solving some district problems. Some of the people are being set up to Read More

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