Mario Gallin

Dayton Pubic Schools and other tails of illiteracy

No, that headline isn’t a typo, and I know the difference between tails of a dog and tales of woe, which is what the story of the Dayton PUBLIC (not pubic) Schools continues to be. It was bad enough last July, when an overpaid administrator, Ms. Lynsa Davie, stands in front of the school board Read More

Why DPS will fail and Trotwood did not

The first and only call I ever got from the principal at Horace Mann was to request me to come to the school over an urgent matter concerning an 11 year old. She wouldn’t tell me what the problem was over the phone. I dropped everything, as did the 11 year olds mother and we Read More

A confederacy of dunces – Meet your Dayton Public Schools leadership

The Review session last night lasted less than 45 minutes. It included long pregnant pauses while the board took time to review the documents- for the FIRST time. Stuff they should have seen 48 hours in advance. Apparently, I missed that they’ve decided to hire Fahlgren Mortine – an ad agency out of Beavercreek (and Read More

School board agenda posted: more exits

It’s Sunday morning- and the agenda for Tuesday came out “early.” The last of the internal candidates for Superintendent in the last posted position search, Dr. Greg Roberson is leaving. He’s the head of OEC- and is reportedly going back to Mt. Healthy where he was hired in from. Rumors have DEA chief David Romick 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

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