Sheila Burton

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

It’s not about the kids, Rhonda.

If I had a nickle for every time rookie superintendent Rhonda Corr said “It’s about the kids” we’d have enough money to fix Longfellow school, with some left over. Of course, we don’t really know how much it would cost to fix Longfellow, all we have is hearsay, because fixing a historic building was never Read More

A level headed leader emerges for Dayton Board of Education

When there’s been a protest, a rally, a whole bunch of pissed off people at a public meeting in the last 30 years in Dayton, I’ve generally been there. I’ve watched, time after time, when the person running the meeting makes it worse. Tonight, 300 or so people at the Dayton Board of Education meeting Read More

The calamity named Rhonda Corr

Warning, this post will be long. There will be a lot of pieces and parts of stories of incompetence, coming from many sources. It’s easy to say To Long/Didn’t Read. But this is for the people who care about our schools, our city, and our kids. It’s a compilation of antics that I’ve observed and Read More

Decision time for Dayton Public Schools

Contract renewal time for the Superintendent, Lori Ward and the Treasurer, Craig Jones. There may be others, but these are two key contracts. Last contracts were three years. Considering we’re probably two years away from a state takeover of the district, it doesn’t make sense to offer anything more than a two-year contract. There is Read More