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Local schools’ funding would rise under proposed state budget
 Most local school districts would see their core state funding increase next school year if Gov. John Kasich’s budget proposal became law, according to data released by Ohio’s Office of Budget and Management. Fifteen of 16 Montgomery County school districts would get an increase in 2017-18, and 31 of 40 districts in the four-county...

Posted: 18 days ago

Most local school districts would see their core state funding increase next school year if Gov. John Kasich’s budget proposal became law, according to data released by Ohio’s Office of Budget and Management. Fifteen of 16 Montgomery County school districts would get an increase in 2017-18, and 31 of 40 districts in the four-county...
Tuition help offered to preschool families in Dayton, Kettering
 Full-time 4-year-old preschool students in Dayton and Kettering could receive from $1,800 to $9,000 in tuition assistance next school year, according to the system approved this week by the local Preschool Promise board. The board approved a sliding scale that takes several factors into account — household size and income, whether the...

Posted: 20 days ago

Full-time 4-year-old preschool students in Dayton and Kettering could receive from $1,800 to $9,000 in tuition assistance next school year, according to the system approved this week by the local Preschool Promise board. The board approved a sliding scale that takes several factors into account — household size and income, whether the...
On-board video released from Dayton school bus crash
 Eight Dayton Public Schools students were in a two-vehicle crash Thursday morning involving a school bus and an SUV. The collision at Weaver Street and Haller Avenue occurred about 8:30 a.m.
The SUV ran a stop sign at the intersection, DPS spokeswoman Jill Drury said
Injuries to 1 student on the bus and 2 in the SUV are...

Posted: 23 days ago

Eight Dayton Public Schools students were in a two-vehicle crash Thursday morning involving a school bus and an SUV. The collision at Weaver Street and Haller Avenue occurred about 8:30 a.m. The SUV ran a stop sign at the intersection, DPS spokeswoman Jill Drury said Injuries to 1 student on the bus and 2 in the SUV are...
Beavercreek Schools aim to make tax levy permanent in May election
 Beavercreek City Schools will have a 6-mill substitute levy on the May 2 ballot to update a previously passed emergency levy. RELATED: Tax issues on the May ballot across the region If passed, the levy would generate $10.4 million for the district in its first year, and would not increase costs for residents, keeping that rate at $210 per...

Posted: 23 days ago

Beavercreek City Schools will have a 6-mill substitute levy on the May 2 ballot to update a previously passed emergency levy. RELATED: Tax issues on the May ballot across the region If passed, the levy would generate $10.4 million for the district in its first year, and would not increase costs for residents, keeping that rate at $210 per...
Northmont Schools hope to renew levy in May, make it permanent
 Northmont City Schools will have a 5.9-mill renewal levy on the May 2 ballot to continue funding day-to-day operations of the district. If passed, the levy would continue to generate $3.5 million annually for the district, and would not increase costs for residents, keeping that rate at $180.69 per year for the owner of a $100,000 home, according...

Posted: 23 days ago

Northmont City Schools will have a 5.9-mill renewal levy on the May 2 ballot to continue funding day-to-day operations of the district. If passed, the levy would continue to generate $3.5 million annually for the district, and would not increase costs for residents, keeping that rate at $180.69 per year for the owner of a $100,000 home, according...
Xenia schools will try bond levy again in May
 Xenia schools will take a second crack at raising money for a new school, putting a 4.2-mill bond issue on the May 2 ballot. The state has agreed to cover 46 percent of the $62 million cost to replace the 1962 Warner Middle School and 1976 Xenia High School with a single new building at Ohio 42 and Ledbetter Road. RELATED: School tax issues...

Posted: 23 days ago

Xenia schools will take a second crack at raising money for a new school, putting a 4.2-mill bond issue on the May 2 ballot. The state has agreed to cover 46 percent of the $62 million cost to replace the 1962 Warner Middle School and 1976 Xenia High School with a single new building at Ohio 42 and Ledbetter Road. RELATED: School tax issues...
Beavercreek, Oakwood, Northmont asking voters to pass school levies
 Local voters will see 24 tax levies on the May 2 ballot and once again, school construction issues headline the list. The Miami Valley Career Tech Center and Carlisle Schools have bonds for school construction on the ballot for the first time, while the Xenia, Valley View and Preble Shawnee school districts are back for a second try after...

Posted: 23 days ago

Local voters will see 24 tax levies on the May 2 ballot and once again, school construction issues headline the list. The Miami Valley Career Tech Center and Carlisle Schools have bonds for school construction on the ballot for the first time, while the Xenia, Valley View and Preble Shawnee school districts are back for a second try after...
Gov. Kasich looks to make big changes to K-12 schools
 Gov. John Kasich is proposing a 1 percent increase in K-12 education funding, plus changes in how schools are linked to college and business pathways. State budget director Tim Keen said a $200 million increase in the next two years would bring state K-12 funding to its highest level ever. But an analysis from the Ohio School Boards Association...

Posted: 26 days ago

Gov. John Kasich is proposing a 1 percent increase in K-12 education funding, plus changes in how schools are linked to college and business pathways. State budget director Tim Keen said a $200 million increase in the next two years would bring state K-12 funding to its highest level ever. But an analysis from the Ohio School Boards Association...
Study: Black students not closing gap in local school districts
 Black students, especially boys, in Montgomery County have not improved academically the way their peers have over a period of years, a point leaders of Learn to Earn Dayton called “incredibly sobering” at an event for community leaders Friday. The agency’s Know the Gap, Close the Gap report, using data from all Montgomery...

Posted: 28 days ago

Black students, especially boys, in Montgomery County have not improved academically the way their peers have over a period of years, a point leaders of Learn to Earn Dayton called “incredibly sobering” at an event for community leaders Friday. The agency’s Know the Gap, Close the Gap report, using data from all Montgomery...
Dayton Schools goes on the road to solve asthma problems for kids
 When the young girl walked into Dayton Public Schools’ new mobile health RV on Tuesday outside Ruskin School, she had been out of her asthma medication for two weeks because the family was between doctors, creating a medical concern. “I was able to prescribe the meds the child needed and we helped call to get her hooked up with...

Posted: 30 days ago

When the young girl walked into Dayton Public Schools’ new mobile health RV on Tuesday outside Ruskin School, she had been out of her asthma medication for two weeks because the family was between doctors, creating a medical concern. “I was able to prescribe the meds the child needed and we helped call to get her hooked up with...
Settlement: Contractors to pay Dayton Schools, state $900K for problem roof
 Two contractors will pay $900,000 to settle part of a lawsuit alleging they botched installation of the roof at Dayton’s Wogaman School, requiring a $3 million-plus replacement when the school was only 7 years old. Wogaman was built during Dayton’s school construction project last decade, with a mix of local and state funding...

Posted: 30 days ago

Two contractors will pay $900,000 to settle part of a lawsuit alleging they botched installation of the roof at Dayton’s Wogaman School, requiring a $3 million-plus replacement when the school was only 7 years old. Wogaman was built during Dayton’s school construction project last decade, with a mix of local and state funding...
Dayton Public Schools granted $10.25M to help struggling district schools
 Dayton Public Schools has been awarded a $10.25 million to boost six of the district's lowest-performing schools. Cleveland and Columbus were the only other public school districts in Ohio to receive the competitive School Improvement Grants, according to the Ohio Department of Education.  The grants provide funding the next four school...

3:56 AM Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017

Dayton Public Schools has been awarded a $10.25 million to boost six of the district's lowest-performing schools. Cleveland and Columbus were the only other public school districts in Ohio to receive the competitive School Improvement Grants, according to the Ohio Department of Education.  The grants provide funding the next four school...
6 Dayton schools land $10M in grants
 Dayton Public Schools has been awarded a $10.25 million to boost six of the district’s lowest-performing schools. Dayton, Cleveland and Columbus were the only public school districts in Ohio to receive the competitive grants for struggling schools, according to the Ohio Department of Education. The School Improvement Grants provide...

11:14 PM Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017

Dayton Public Schools has been awarded a $10.25 million to boost six of the district’s lowest-performing schools. Dayton, Cleveland and Columbus were the only public school districts in Ohio to receive the competitive grants for struggling schools, according to the Ohio Department of Education. The School Improvement Grants provide...
New state board member: Don’t soften graduation standards
 Charlotte McGuire just replaced A.J. Wagner as the Dayton area’s state school board member, and she has a very different approach on one of the board’s top issues. Wagner, who resigned in November, was the lead voice pushing to soften the graduation standards that will take effect for current high school juniors. McGuire disagrees...

3:30 PM Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017

Charlotte McGuire just replaced A.J. Wagner as the Dayton area’s state school board member, and she has a very different approach on one of the board’s top issues. Wagner, who resigned in November, was the lead voice pushing to soften the graduation standards that will take effect for current high school juniors. McGuire disagrees...
Local residents debate unity of nation under Trump
 Eric Stamps of Troy is optimistic about Donald Trump’s presidency, but after watching the inauguration Friday at Bunkers Sports Bar and Grill, he summed up one of the big challenges the country continues to face. “There’s so much divide right now in the country that it’s important that everyone comes together,&rdquo...

10:57 PM Friday, Jan. 20, 2017

Eric Stamps of Troy is optimistic about Donald Trump’s presidency, but after watching the inauguration Friday at Bunkers Sports Bar and Grill, he summed up one of the big challenges the country continues to face. “There’s so much divide right now in the country that it’s important that everyone comes together,&rdquo...
Kettering schools administrator dies after crash
 Kettering City Schools human resources director Chris Davis died Tuesday due to complications from a car crash over Christmas break, according to district officials. Davis was in his first year with Kettering schools, having been hired as HR director last summer. In a note to school staff, Kettering Superintendent Scott Inskeep said Davis...

5:30 PM Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017

Kettering City Schools human resources director Chris Davis died Tuesday due to complications from a car crash over Christmas break, according to district officials. Davis was in his first year with Kettering schools, having been hired as HR director last summer. In a note to school staff, Kettering Superintendent Scott Inskeep said Davis...
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...

6:37 PM Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017

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...

5:00 AM Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017

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...

11:15 PM Friday, Jan. 13, 2017

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...

2:07 AM Friday, Jan. 13, 2017

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...
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