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$4.3M Dayton preschool program needs more children
 Preschool Promise could serve up to 1,600 4-year-olds, but despite tuition aid, attendance bonuses and an advertising campaign, few Dayton families have signed up so far for help attending the high-quality preschools. “Right now, for the 17-18 school year, we have about 100 people who have applied (to Preschool Promise), and most of...

12:31 AM Thursday, May. 18, 2017

Preschool Promise could serve up to 1,600 4-year-olds, but despite tuition aid, attendance bonuses and an advertising campaign, few Dayton families have signed up so far for help attending the high-quality preschools. “Right now, for the 17-18 school year, we have about 100 people who have applied (to Preschool Promise), and most of...
Two Dayton school bus crashes send 12 to hospitals
 Two Dayton Public Schools buses were involved in crashes that sent a total of 12 people to the hospital Monday morning, but injuries in both cases were deemed minor. In the more serious crash, a white sedan plowed into the back of a DPS bus in the 2000 block of Troy Street at about 8 a.m., sending nine students, the bus driver and the driver...

10:09 PM Monday, May. 15, 2017

Two Dayton Public Schools buses were involved in crashes that sent a total of 12 people to the hospital Monday morning, but injuries in both cases were deemed minor. In the more serious crash, a white sedan plowed into the back of a DPS bus in the 2000 block of Troy Street at about 8 a.m., sending nine students, the bus driver and the driver...
Dayton schools aim to bring back music programs; seeks donations
 Dayton Public Schools is trying to gradually bring back both high school marching bands and middle school instrumental music classes that have largely faded from the district in recent years. Nancy Nerny, chair of the Dayton Public Schools Foundation, told the school board last month that the Foundation is taking donations of money and musical...

12:00 AM Saturday, May. 13, 2017

Dayton Public Schools is trying to gradually bring back both high school marching bands and middle school instrumental music classes that have largely faded from the district in recent years. Nancy Nerny, chair of the Dayton Public Schools Foundation, told the school board last month that the Foundation is taking donations of money and musical...
Teacher blends Dayton history with STEM course
 The week that just ended is called Teacher Appreciation Week, but Stebbins High School science teacher Emily Yost couldn’t stop talking about her students when asked about her class Thursday. “I see kids who have six (discipline) referrals in the system, and are able to complete this hard, difficult problem and work through it...

8:25 PM Friday, May. 12, 2017

The week that just ended is called Teacher Appreciation Week, but Stebbins High School science teacher Emily Yost couldn’t stop talking about her students when asked about her class Thursday. “I see kids who have six (discipline) referrals in the system, and are able to complete this hard, difficult problem and work through it...
What to watch for if Dayton teachers go on strike
 A Dayton Public Schools teacher strike disrupting the end of this school year may not be likely, given only three weeks left in the year, and the need for both a 10-day notice to the district and a full-membership union vote. But what happens if no contract is reached by June 30, when DPS’ existing deal with the Dayton Education Association...

5:58 PM Friday, May. 05, 2017

A Dayton Public Schools teacher strike disrupting the end of this school year may not be likely, given only three weeks left in the year, and the need for both a 10-day notice to the district and a full-membership union vote. But what happens if no contract is reached by June 30, when DPS’ existing deal with the Dayton Education Association...
$1M grant to Greene County schools for engineering fields
 A five-year, $984,000 state grant won last year by Beavercreek Schools has been revamped into an aerospace technology program to benefit all Greene County schools, Beavercreek Superintendent Paul Otten said Friday. The money initially was awarded to Beavercreek through Ohio’s Straight-A Fund to renovate a donated Boeing 727 into a STEM...

12:04 AM Friday, May. 05, 2017

A five-year, $984,000 state grant won last year by Beavercreek Schools has been revamped into an aerospace technology program to benefit all Greene County schools, Beavercreek Superintendent Paul Otten said Friday. The money initially was awarded to Beavercreek through Ohio’s Straight-A Fund to renovate a donated Boeing 727 into a STEM...
Signing Day: Schools urge students to map their futures
 Just as college graduates are hearing good news about the job market, local high schools are celebrating their own 2017 grads, using Signing Day ceremonies to urge teens to actively plan their futures. West Carrollton High School brought the entire student body to the gym Thursday morning, as the senior class signed “letters of intent...

6:43 PM Thursday, May. 04, 2017

Just as college graduates are hearing good news about the job market, local high schools are celebrating their own 2017 grads, using Signing Day ceremonies to urge teens to actively plan their futures. West Carrollton High School brought the entire student body to the gym Thursday morning, as the senior class signed “letters of intent...
Dayton schools consider dramatic busing changes
 Dayton’s school board will consider dramatic changes to student busing and school start times for next year, with four town hall meetings scheduled for the next two weeks. The recommendations include: * Having seventh- and eighth-graders ride RTA rather than Dayton Public Schools buses; * Changing the start times of some schools, to...

4:28 PM Wednesday, May. 03, 2017

Dayton’s school board will consider dramatic changes to student busing and school start times for next year, with four town hall meetings scheduled for the next two weeks. The recommendations include: * Having seventh- and eighth-graders ride RTA rather than Dayton Public Schools buses; * Changing the start times of some schools, to...
DPS driver resigns after investigation finds he was abusive aboard bus
 A Dayton Public Schools bus driver has resigned in the wake of a May 1 altercation during which he repeatedly taunted and insulted a 12-year-old student he accused of misbehaving: Demetrius Williams chose to resign May 22 rather than be fired 
Video from the in-bus camera reveals a long and running argument with the student ...

12:23 AM Wednesday, May. 03, 2017

A Dayton Public Schools bus driver has resigned in the wake of a May 1 altercation during which he repeatedly taunted and insulted a 12-year-old student he accused of misbehaving: Demetrius Williams chose to resign May 22 rather than be fired  Video from the in-bus camera reveals a long and running argument with the student ...
Beavercreek schools levy narrowly rejected
 Voters rejected Beavercreek City Schools’ proposed 6-mill substitute levy by a narrow margin on Tuesday, according to final unofficial results from the Greene County Board of Elections. The levy was rejected 50.4 percent to 49.6 percent. A small portion of the district extends into Montgomery County, where the vote also was against...

9:46 PM Tuesday, May. 02, 2017

Voters rejected Beavercreek City Schools’ proposed 6-mill substitute levy by a narrow margin on Tuesday, according to final unofficial results from the Greene County Board of Elections. The levy was rejected 50.4 percent to 49.6 percent. A small portion of the district extends into Montgomery County, where the vote also was against...
Voters turn down career center’s building request
 The Miami Valley Career Technology Center’s bond issue was narrowly rejected by voters Tuesday night, according to unofficial results from county boards of election. With more than 27,000 votes cast, the bond levy was rejected by a 52-48 ratio, with all precincts reporting from Montgomery, Preble, Miami, Darke, Warren and Butler counties...

9:41 PM Tuesday, May. 02, 2017

The Miami Valley Career Technology Center’s bond issue was narrowly rejected by voters Tuesday night, according to unofficial results from county boards of election. With more than 27,000 votes cast, the bond levy was rejected by a 52-48 ratio, with all precincts reporting from Montgomery, Preble, Miami, Darke, Warren and Butler counties...
Xenia school bond issue rejected again
 Xenia voters rejected the school district’s 4.2-mill bond issue to build a new middle school/high school, the second time in six months that they’ve said no to the project. According to unofficial results from the Greene County Board of Elections, Tuesday’s vote was 53.6 percent no, and 46.4 percent yes, with 22 percent...

8:53 PM Tuesday, May. 02, 2017

Xenia voters rejected the school district’s 4.2-mill bond issue to build a new middle school/high school, the second time in six months that they’ve said no to the project. According to unofficial results from the Greene County Board of Elections, Tuesday’s vote was 53.6 percent no, and 46.4 percent yes, with 22 percent...
Former Centerville school board member fills vacancy
 Centerville City Schools announced Monday that John Doll, a former board member, was selected unanimously by the board to fill the vacancy left by Brad Evers’ resignation in April. “John brings a wealth of experience with him due to his past experience with the board,” Clara Osterhage said in a statement. “He is committed...

2:55 PM Tuesday, May. 02, 2017

Centerville City Schools announced Monday that John Doll, a former board member, was selected unanimously by the board to fill the vacancy left by Brad Evers’ resignation in April. “John brings a wealth of experience with him due to his past experience with the board,” Clara Osterhage said in a statement. “He is committed...
Several school districts have levies on the ballot Tuesday, do you?
 For the second straight election, five Dayton-area school districts will ask voters on Tuesday to approve bond issues so they can construct new schools or make dramatic upgrades. The five issues bring to seven the number of local school systems that have sought bond money to build new schools in the past six months — almost as many...

4:18 PM Saturday, Apr. 29, 2017

For the second straight election, five Dayton-area school districts will ask voters on Tuesday to approve bond issues so they can construct new schools or make dramatic upgrades. The five issues bring to seven the number of local school systems that have sought bond money to build new schools in the past six months — almost as many...
Dayton teachers rally outside School Board meeting as contract negotiations continue
 Hundreds of teachers attended the Dayton school board meeting Wednesday, then rallied on the street corner outside, as contract negotiations between Dayton’s teachers union and the district drag on. Teachers union President David Romick acknowledged the many challenges of succeeding in a large urban school district. “It&rsquo...

2:59 PM Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2017

Hundreds of teachers attended the Dayton school board meeting Wednesday, then rallied on the street corner outside, as contract negotiations between Dayton’s teachers union and the district drag on. Teachers union President David Romick acknowledged the many challenges of succeeding in a large urban school district. “It&rsquo...
6 local school districts reach national academic competition
 Fifteen teams from local schools have advanced to the global finals of the Destination Imagination team challenge, a competition where students research, design and execute a solution to a problem. All but one of the 15 local teams advancing are from Dayton’s south suburbs — four from Centerville schools, three each from Miamisburg...

4:11 PM Friday, Apr. 21, 2017

Fifteen teams from local schools have advanced to the global finals of the Destination Imagination team challenge, a competition where students research, design and execute a solution to a problem. All but one of the 15 local teams advancing are from Dayton’s south suburbs — four from Centerville schools, three each from Miamisburg...
$34M for preschool funding approved in Dayton
 The Preschool Promise Board and Dayton City Commission both approved a contract Wednesday that will create the funding stream to expand preschool access in Dayton during the next eight years. The contract calls for the city to make $4.3 million available to Preschool Promise once upon execution of the deal this spring, then again each of...

11:22 PM Wednesday, Apr. 19, 2017

The Preschool Promise Board and Dayton City Commission both approved a contract Wednesday that will create the funding stream to expand preschool access in Dayton during the next eight years. The contract calls for the city to make $4.3 million available to Preschool Promise once upon execution of the deal this spring, then again each of...
5 things to know about how teachers are paid
 Dozens of local school districts are currently negotiating new contracts with their teachers unions, bringing discussions of teacher pay back to the forefront. Each school district negotiates separately with its teachers to decide on a salary chart based on teachers’ education level and years of experience. That means two similar...

11:37 AM Wednesday, Apr. 19, 2017

Dozens of local school districts are currently negotiating new contracts with their teachers unions, bringing discussions of teacher pay back to the forefront. Each school district negotiates separately with its teachers to decide on a salary chart based on teachers’ education level and years of experience. That means two similar...
Centerville seeks school board applicants after sudden resignation
 One of the longest-serving school board members in the Dayton area stepped down last week, as Brad Evers resigned from Centerville’s Board of Education after more than two decades. A press release from the district said Evers’ resignation was effective immediately and was for personal reasons. Evers, an attorney and partner with...

6:09 PM Monday, Apr. 17, 2017

One of the longest-serving school board members in the Dayton area stepped down last week, as Brad Evers resigned from Centerville’s Board of Education after more than two decades. A press release from the district said Evers’ resignation was effective immediately and was for personal reasons. Evers, an attorney and partner with...
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