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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. 

Latest from Jeremy P. Kelley

Fairborn coach under investigation calls process ‘appalling’
 A Fairborn church pastor and school basketball coach publicly expressed frustration Monday that a Children Services investigation into him is still ongoing after more than six weeks. Aaron Chivington serves as lead pastor of Fairborn United Methodist Church, and is a part-time middle school basketball coach with Fairborn City Schools. On...

Posted: 14 hours ago

A Fairborn church pastor and school basketball coach publicly expressed frustration Monday that a Children Services investigation into him is still ongoing after more than six weeks. Aaron Chivington serves as lead pastor of Fairborn United Methodist Church, and is a part-time middle school basketball coach with Fairborn City Schools. On...
Preschool board plans marketing blitz in March
 The local Preschool Promise Board, sprinting toward a fall launch of expanded high-quality preschool in Dayton, will soon begin a large marketing campaign to explain the program to the public. The big challenge this first year is figuring out how to market a program that’s still in the process of being built, as the deadline for schools...

Posted: 3 days ago

The local Preschool Promise Board, sprinting toward a fall launch of expanded high-quality preschool in Dayton, will soon begin a large marketing campaign to explain the program to the public. The big challenge this first year is figuring out how to market a program that’s still in the process of being built, as the deadline for schools...
Dayton Christian Schools plans to build gymnasium, wellness center
 Dayton Christian Schools is seeking approval from Miami Twp. to build a multi-million dollar athletic and wellness center. The facility would be the first gymnasium for the 54-year-old school located at 9391 Washington Church Rd. “Quality Christian education is a choice many families in our communities are seeking, and facilities such...

Posted: 4 days ago

Dayton Christian Schools is seeking approval from Miami Twp. to build a multi-million dollar athletic and wellness center. The facility would be the first gymnasium for the 54-year-old school located at 9391 Washington Church Rd. “Quality Christian education is a choice many families in our communities are seeking, and facilities such...
Dayton snowfall matches lowest in 15 years
 DAYTON —If it seems like the snow has gone missing this winter, you’re right … again.  Dayton has gotten just 7.2 inches of snow this winter according to the National Weather Service, tying the lowest total at this point on the calendar in the last 15 years.  And what other year was so snow-free by Valentine&rsquo...

Posted: 7 days ago

DAYTON —If it seems like the snow has gone missing this winter, you’re right … again.  Dayton has gotten just 7.2 inches of snow this winter according to the National Weather Service, tying the lowest total at this point on the calendar in the last 15 years.  And what other year was so snow-free by Valentine&rsquo...
What do you want Gov. Kasich to focus on in 2017?
 Once again, Ohio Gov. John Kasich is taking his annual State of the State address to the General Assembly on the road, and this time he is asking lawmakers to travel to Sandusky for the event on April 4. “Lake Erie has always held a special place in my heart, dating back to wonderful vacations I enjoyed there as a child. The towns and...

Posted: 7 days ago

Once again, Ohio Gov. John Kasich is taking his annual State of the State address to the General Assembly on the road, and this time he is asking lawmakers to travel to Sandusky for the event on April 4. “Lake Erie has always held a special place in my heart, dating back to wonderful vacations I enjoyed there as a child. The towns and...
Kettering man jailed in I-75 shooting had just regained license
 The Kettering man arrested for allegedly firing a gun at a car Saturday on I-75 near Cincinnati is a registered nurse with a long history of traffic offenses, who just had his driving privileges reinstated this month. Jonathan C. Rike, 37, had his initial court appearance Monday in Hamilton County court on counts of attempted murder and felonious...

Posted: 7 days ago

The Kettering man arrested for allegedly firing a gun at a car Saturday on I-75 near Cincinnati is a registered nurse with a long history of traffic offenses, who just had his driving privileges reinstated this month. Jonathan C. Rike, 37, had his initial court appearance Monday in Hamilton County court on counts of attempted murder and felonious...
Police: Kettering man shoots at car on I-75 near Cincinnati
 The Kettering man arrested for allegedly firing a gun at a car Saturday on I-75 near Cincinnati is a registered nurse with a long history of traffic offenses and just had his driving privileges reinstated this month.  Jonathan C. Rike, 37, was arrested on counts of attempted murder and felonious assault, according to jail records. At...

Posted: 8 days ago

The Kettering man arrested for allegedly firing a gun at a car Saturday on I-75 near Cincinnati is a registered nurse with a long history of traffic offenses and just had his driving privileges reinstated this month.  Jonathan C. Rike, 37, was arrested on counts of attempted murder and felonious assault, according to jail records. At...
Flu surge closes schools, fills hospital beds
 A surge of flu-like illness in the region had led to an increase in hospitalizations and resulted in some schools having to close their doors because of the number of students who are sick. All Milton-Union schools were closed Friday, a day after 250 students were out sick Thursday. The district has fewer than 1,500 students. “We encourage...

Posted: 10 days ago

A surge of flu-like illness in the region had led to an increase in hospitalizations and resulted in some schools having to close their doors because of the number of students who are sick. All Milton-Union schools were closed Friday, a day after 250 students were out sick Thursday. The district has fewer than 1,500 students. “We encourage...
250+ students sick at Milton-Union causes closure
 Milton-Union schools are closed district-wide Friday because of widespread illness. Superintendent Brad Ritchey said the issue got worse mid-week, as flu-like symptoms (vomiting, fevers, aches) hit more and more students. Ritchey said that on Thursday, more than 250 students were out sick, in a district that usually has fewer than 1500 students...

Posted: 10 days ago

Milton-Union schools are closed district-wide Friday because of widespread illness. Superintendent Brad Ritchey said the issue got worse mid-week, as flu-like symptoms (vomiting, fevers, aches) hit more and more students. Ritchey said that on Thursday, more than 250 students were out sick, in a district that usually has fewer than 1500 students...
Study: Ohio 45th of 50 states in college affordability
 Ohio ranks 45th of 50 states in college affordability according to a Vanderbilt University study, a major challenge given that leaders across many sectors of Ohio say the key to future success is building a more educated workforce. Philanthropy Ohio spotlighted three key problems in a report and public event Thursday at the Statehouse. **...

Posted: 11 days ago

Ohio ranks 45th of 50 states in college affordability according to a Vanderbilt University study, a major challenge given that leaders across many sectors of Ohio say the key to future success is building a more educated workforce. Philanthropy Ohio spotlighted three key problems in a report and public event Thursday at the Statehouse. **...
Local school district’s financial books so bad state can’t audit it
 Jefferson Twp. Schools Superintendent Dr. Richard Gates said the district will get to the bottom of its “unauditable” financial books in a third of the mandated time. Jefferson is Ohio’s only traditional school district to currently carry that designation. State Auditor Dave Yost said Jefferson Twp. Schools’ finances...

Posted: 11 days ago

Jefferson Twp. Schools Superintendent Dr. Richard Gates said the district will get to the bottom of its “unauditable” financial books in a third of the mandated time. Jefferson is Ohio’s only traditional school district to currently carry that designation. State Auditor Dave Yost said Jefferson Twp. Schools’ finances...