Superintendent Rhonda Corr

Dumb, dumber and Dayton Public Schools

Last week Dayton Public Schools launched their enrollment campaign- done by the Ohlmann Group, the highest bidder. We mentioned it: If this is the best DPS can do. They spent $20k in media, but were supplied invoices from The Ohlmann Group- not the invoices from the media outlets. Considering their contract says they are only Read More

Dayton Public Schools. Unsafe leadership, unsafe buses

Last night the Dayton Board of Education had a “review session.” Yes, it was a Thursday night meeting, instead of a Tuesday. Yes, it forced Board Member John McManus to have to call off work. Dr. Robert Walker and Ron Lee weren’t there. They held it in the room outside the board room- at the Read More

Sunshine laws and Dayton Public School meetings

I had planned to write a post to define the Sunshine laws, how “work sessions” are supposed to work, and what a “business meeting” is. I was also going to cover how most elected bodies manage going into executive session, what they are allowed to talk about behind closed doors, and what it means if Read More

Dayton Public Schools : We’re broke, and we don’t want your money for idle real estate

Just two weeks ago, Dayton Public Schools were dead broke, because they’d lost 577 students, which worked out to $4.6M shortfall, and that this was a reason to cut contracted administrators and even teachers mid-year in a Reduction in Force. Only next thing we hear is that it’s really only a $2M drop because of Read More

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