John McManus

Mohamed Al-Hamdani; the prince of pious

Before this school board was elected, I warned the citizens of Dayton that William Harris was a mistake: Harris has said “I won’t be anyone’s puppet” as part of the slate- yet, that’s comically what he is. I don’t think he brings any of the critical thinking skills we need to this board, nor do Read More

Different day, same circus. Dayton Public Schools tries Monday for a shit-show

Dayton Public Schools Board of Education meets on Tuesdays at five, except when they meet on Mondays at five. They meet to conduct business on the second Tuesday of the Month- except when they have a special meeting on a Monday at the end of the month. They discuss the public business at hand, in Read More

DPS Chaos and the secret agenda Lolli won’t tell you about

Interim Superintendent Libby Lolli likes to show projections of declining enrollment predicted by consultants as the driving force for “rightsizing” the district. Don’t believe a word that comes out of her mouth. If you want to know why enrollment is dropping, and will plummet after her grand plan is implemented (if it even can be) Read More

Hopefully the last DPS Board comedy skit

Abbot and Costello did a famous skit “Who’s on first” where the players had names that would confuse you. “Who’s on first, What’s on second, I Don’t Know is on third” And then we have the last version of the Dayton Public School board where “I don’t know” is on all the bases. Need proof- Read More

Apparently, skin color is still how we judge people

There were two parts of the Dayton Public Schools Board of Education meeting tonight. A meeting that started at 4:30 pm upstairs on the hot 4th floor- and then continued at 5:30 until 9pm downstairs. It was a fitting end to the reign of terror of the last four years of incompetence. A comedy of Read More

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