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Jeremy P. Kelley

Jeremy Kelley covers K-12 education issues. Jeremy has lived in the Dayton area for more than 20 years. He attended the University of Dayton and currently lives in Kettering with his wife and two children. 

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Oakwood No. 1 high school in state on test scores
 Oakwood High School earned the highest performance index on 2016-17 state tests of any high school in the state, according to Ohio Department of Education data. OHS’ index score was 92.0 on a 100-point scale, with no other pure high school in Ohio above 90. Performance Index is the most detailed measure of state test performance on...

Posted: 23 hours ago

Oakwood High School earned the highest performance index on 2016-17 state tests of any high school in the state, according to Ohio Department of Education data. OHS’ index score was 92.0 on a 100-point scale, with no other pure high school in Ohio above 90. Performance Index is the most detailed measure of state test performance on...
Civility or censorship? Candidates bash Dayton schools’ request
 Dayton Public Schools is facing criticism for trying to steer tonight’s school board candidate forum away from “bashing” of Superintendent Rhonda Corr, current school board members or fellow candidates. DPS spokeswoman Marsha Bonhart sent an email Sunday night to the eight candidates running for four seats on the school...

Posted: a day ago

Dayton Public Schools is facing criticism for trying to steer tonight’s school board candidate forum away from “bashing” of Superintendent Rhonda Corr, current school board members or fellow candidates. DPS spokeswoman Marsha Bonhart sent an email Sunday night to the eight candidates running for four seats on the school...
42 percent of high school seniors not at graduation bar yet
 About 58 percent of current Ohio high school seniors have already met or exceeded new test score requirements for graduation, according to a presentation at Tuesday’s state school board meeting. That means 42 percent of seniors either need to score well on those tests in the next six months, or take advantage of a wide swath of new...

Posted: a day ago

About 58 percent of current Ohio high school seniors have already met or exceeded new test score requirements for graduation, according to a presentation at Tuesday’s state school board meeting. That means 42 percent of seniors either need to score well on those tests in the next six months, or take advantage of a wide swath of new...
Election 2017: Dayton School Board candidates disagree on levy, suburb flight
 Dayton school board candidates disagreed about timing for a tax levy, ways to stop flight to the suburbs, how to best serve immigrant students and other topics at a candidate forum Monday at the downtown library. The candidates were split into two groups of four by organizers UpDayton and YWCA Dayton. Mohamed Al-Hamdani, Ann Marie &ldquo...

Posted: 2 days ago

Dayton school board candidates disagreed about timing for a tax levy, ways to stop flight to the suburbs, how to best serve immigrant students and other topics at a candidate forum Monday at the downtown library. The candidates were split into two groups of four by organizers UpDayton and YWCA Dayton. Mohamed Al-Hamdani, Ann Marie &ldquo...
Election 2017: Who are the 8 people running for Dayton School Board?
 No one disputes that it’s a crucial time for the Dayton school district. Over the last, tumultuous 15 months, the district has replaced most of its top leadership, saw millions in new funding allocated for preschool, and had some great moments — escaping the threat of state takeover via better student growth scores, solving some...

Posted: 7 days ago

No one disputes that it’s a crucial time for the Dayton school district. Over the last, tumultuous 15 months, the district has replaced most of its top leadership, saw millions in new funding allocated for preschool, and had some great moments — escaping the threat of state takeover via better student growth scores, solving some...
Mayor Whaley endorses 4 in Dayton school board race
 Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley has endorsed a four-person slate of candidates in November’s Dayton school board race  The four candidates running together are Mohamed Al-Hamdani, Paul Bradley, William Harris Jr., and Karen Wick-Gagnet. The other four candidates in the race are Jo’el Jones, Jocelyn Rhynard, Joe Lacey and Ann Marie...

Posted: 15 days ago

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley has endorsed a four-person slate of candidates in November’s Dayton school board race  The four candidates running together are Mohamed Al-Hamdani, Paul Bradley, William Harris Jr., and Karen Wick-Gagnet. The other four candidates in the race are Jo’el Jones, Jocelyn Rhynard, Joe Lacey and Ann Marie...
$35M federal grant to help poor, special needs Ohio students
 Ohio has been awarded a $35 million Striving Readers literacy grant from the U.S. Department of Education, according to the Ohio Department of Education. ODE officials said about 95 percent of the $35 million award will be distributed directly to local schools or early childhood providers to improve literacy outcomes for children from birth...

Posted: 15 days ago

Ohio has been awarded a $35 million Striving Readers literacy grant from the U.S. Department of Education, according to the Ohio Department of Education. ODE officials said about 95 percent of the $35 million award will be distributed directly to local schools or early childhood providers to improve literacy outcomes for children from birth...
Live tonight: Dayton Daily News, UpDayton, YWCA hosting Dayton School Board election forum
 The Dayton Daily News is partnering with two Dayton organizations with a special interest in education are hosting an election forum for Dayton school board candidates tonight. The UpDayton young professionals group and the YWCA Dayton will explore the school board race from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16 at the main library downtown, 215...

Posted: 15 days ago

The Dayton Daily News is partnering with two Dayton organizations with a special interest in education are hosting an election forum for Dayton school board candidates tonight. The UpDayton young professionals group and the YWCA Dayton will explore the school board race from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16 at the main library downtown, 215...
Local school wins national Blue Ribbon honor
 Waynesville Elementary School was the only area school, and one of only nine in Ohio, recognized recenlty as a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. Waynesville was honored for...

Posted: 16 days ago

Waynesville Elementary School was the only area school, and one of only nine in Ohio, recognized recenlty as a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. Waynesville was honored for...
Report card: Dayton among lowest in test scores, attendance
 Dayton Public Schools earned an “A” for helping gifted students grow, but the district again saw mostly F’s on the state report card released this month, including scores for achievement and progress on state tests. The Dayton Daily News is analyzing local school districts’ report card results in more detail. The report...

Posted: 18 days ago

Dayton Public Schools earned an “A” for helping gifted students grow, but the district again saw mostly F’s on the state report card released this month, including scores for achievement and progress on state tests. The Dayton Daily News is analyzing local school districts’ report card results in more detail. The report...