Jeff Mims

DPS continues controversy with bizarre moves

The Ohio High School Athletics Association sent a clear signal to Dayton Public Schools last year after they identified DPS District Athletic Director Mark Baker as the linchpin to the attempt to throw the Dunbar/Belmont football game. Instead of letting Baker go, and moving forward, DPS under former Superintendent Rhonda Corr, dug its heals in Read More

DPS: Special meetings are to avoid scrutiny

The announcement came on Thursday the 22nd- which is a day earlier than normal. The Board wants to meet Thursday February 27, 2018 at 5pm to have an: “Executive Session to consider the employment, dismissal, discipline, or compensation of public employees and to investigate charges and complaints against a public employee. The Board may choose Read More

Commissioner Joey Williams promises not to cost taxpayers a standalone special election

The clock is ticking on when Dayton City Commissioner Joey Williams can resign, without causing a special election. Word is that the responsibilities of his new job as president of Key Bank, raising kids, and having his wife working far away are demanding. If Williams was to resign- there has to be a special election, Read More

DPS school closing task force- first meeting

This time, there were chairs for an audience. Didn’t stop Channel 7 and the paper for claiming they were the ones who stopped the first meeting (by leaving the room). All the TV stations were there. Noticeably absent was Dr. Robert Walker, board member. But DPS was there in force- Dr. Lolli, Dr. Burton, Treasurer Read More

Task force conflict of interest?

A reader pointed out an overlooked relationship. Dayton City Commissioner Jeff Mims, formerly of the State Board of Education, formerly of the DPS Board of Education is supposed to be the building closing task force co-chair with Mohamed Al-Hamdani who will be seated to the school board tonight. His daughter, LaDawn Mims-Morrow is the principal Read More

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