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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

Ohio schools ranked exactly average nationally
 Ohio has long been referred to as a microcosm of the nation politically and economically. Now, according to a leading education authority, that’s true at the school level as well. Education Week recently released its annual Quality Counts school report card, and it gave Ohio’s education system the exact same grade (to the decimal...

Posted: 14 hours ago

Ohio has long been referred to as a microcosm of the nation politically and economically. Now, according to a leading education authority, that’s true at the school level as well. Education Week recently released its annual Quality Counts school report card, and it gave Ohio’s education system the exact same grade (to the decimal...
Preschool board reaching out to schools, providers
 Dayton’s Preschool Promise Board turned its focus toward preschool providers Friday, approving a detailed handbook for schools and centers that want to be part of the expanding effort. “We will be sending out the application and the handbook next week,” said Learn to Earn Dayton Executive Director Robyn Lightcap. &ldquo...

Posted: 3 days ago

Dayton’s Preschool Promise Board turned its focus toward preschool providers Friday, approving a detailed handbook for schools and centers that want to be part of the expanding effort. “We will be sending out the application and the handbook next week,” said Learn to Earn Dayton Executive Director Robyn Lightcap. &ldquo...
Centerville schools, student earn honors
 Centerville City Schools got two honors this month – one a high ranking for districtwide excellence, and another to recognize an individual student’s character. Centerville was the highest ranked public school district in the Dayton area in Niche.com’s annual rankings, and was listed 16th of 609 Ohio school districts by...

Posted: 4 days ago

Centerville City Schools got two honors this month – one a high ranking for districtwide excellence, and another to recognize an individual student’s character. Centerville was the highest ranked public school district in the Dayton area in Niche.com’s annual rankings, and was listed 16th of 609 Ohio school districts by...
Transgender debate spurs bathroom changes in Ohio schools
 Months after a national debate over how transgender students use school restrooms, a school district just outside of Dayton, Ohio, is making modifications to existing boys' bathrooms at Fairmont High School "to increase privacy for all students." Like many districts, Kettering City Schools follows last year&rsquo...

Posted: 5 days ago

Months after a national debate over how transgender students use school restrooms, a school district just outside of Dayton, Ohio, is making modifications to existing boys' bathrooms at Fairmont High School "to increase privacy for all students." Like many districts, Kettering City Schools follows last year&rsquo...
Kettering schools alters bathrooms in wake of transgender debate
 Months after a national debate over how transgender students use school restrooms, Kettering City Schools is making modifications to existing boys’ bathrooms at Fairmont High School “to increase privacy for all students.” Like many districts, Kettering follows last year’s federal directive — currently...

Posted: 5 days ago

Months after a national debate over how transgender students use school restrooms, Kettering City Schools is making modifications to existing boys’ bathrooms at Fairmont High School “to increase privacy for all students.” Like many districts, Kettering follows last year’s federal directive — currently...
Transgender debate spurs bathroom changes in Kettering schools
 Months after a national debate over how transgender students use school restrooms, Kettering City Schools is making modifications to existing boys bathrooms at Fairmont High School “to increase privacy for all students.” Like many districts, Kettering follows last year’s federal directive — currently facing...

Posted: 5 days ago

Months after a national debate over how transgender students use school restrooms, Kettering City Schools is making modifications to existing boys bathrooms at Fairmont High School “to increase privacy for all students.” Like many districts, Kettering follows last year’s federal directive — currently facing...
Agencies seek to build two $8M centers in Dayton to fight poverty
 Two Dayton nonprofits hope to build $8 million facilities — one each in East Dayton and West Dayton — to transform their existing efforts to fight multi-generational poverty. Omega Community Development Corporation and East End Community Services have laid out their plans in funding applications to the Dayton Development...

Posted: 6 days ago

Two Dayton nonprofits hope to build $8 million facilities — one each in East Dayton and West Dayton — to transform their existing efforts to fight multi-generational poverty. Omega Community Development Corporation and East End Community Services have laid out their plans in funding applications to the Dayton Development...
Dayton School Board picks new president after tumultuous year
 Dayton school board members chose Robert Walker as board president for 2017 at their annual organization meeting to start the year. Walker was president of Dayton’s board of education through the tumultuous 2014 and 2015 years, when the state first told Dayton Public Schools they were at risk of state takeover. Walker and Joe Lacey...

Posted: 7 days ago

Dayton school board members chose Robert Walker as board president for 2017 at their annual organization meeting to start the year. Walker was president of Dayton’s board of education through the tumultuous 2014 and 2015 years, when the state first told Dayton Public Schools they were at risk of state takeover. Walker and Joe Lacey...
County commissioner to lead early childhood agency
 Newly elected Warren County commissioner Shannon Jones also will serve as executive director of Groundwork Ohio, a nonprofit research and lobbying agency focused on early childhood issues. Groundwork, established in 2004, calls quality early learning and development “the most transformative strategy” to improve school outcomes...

Posted: 12 days ago

Newly elected Warren County commissioner Shannon Jones also will serve as executive director of Groundwork Ohio, a nonprofit research and lobbying agency focused on early childhood issues. Groundwork, established in 2004, calls quality early learning and development “the most transformative strategy” to improve school outcomes...
Is your school on the list?: 6 local districts win AP honor
 Six Dayton-area school groups have been named to the College Board’s Advanced Placement Honor Roll. Springboro, Vandalia-Butler and the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s schools office won the honor for the second year in a row, while Brookville, Northmont and Yellow Springs schools were first-time winners. The award goes to schools...

Posted: 12 days ago

Six Dayton-area school groups have been named to the College Board’s Advanced Placement Honor Roll. Springboro, Vandalia-Butler and the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s schools office won the honor for the second year in a row, while Brookville, Northmont and Yellow Springs schools were first-time winners. The award goes to schools...
Dayton preschool board hears aggressive timeline
 The Preschool Promise board met for the first time Wednesday, with Learn to Earn Dayton officials sharing pages and pages of data to make sure new board members are up to speed on expanding preschool access in Dayton. The five-member board, chaired by Dayton Children’s CEO Debbie Feldman, will oversee upcoming preschool expansion...

Posted: 13 days ago

The Preschool Promise board met for the first time Wednesday, with Learn to Earn Dayton officials sharing pages and pages of data to make sure new board members are up to speed on expanding preschool access in Dayton. The five-member board, chaired by Dayton Children’s CEO Debbie Feldman, will oversee upcoming preschool expansion...