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New details: Ousted teacher let student spend night at her home
 Khalilah Forte, the Trotwood-Madison High School teacher whose contract was non-renewed Thursday night by the school board, had been reprimanded in March for allowing a student to spend the night at her home, according to documents in her personnel file obtained by the Dayton Daily News. An April 4 letter from district Treasurer Janice Allen...

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Khalilah Forte, the Trotwood-Madison High School teacher whose contract was non-renewed Thursday night by the school board, had been reprimanded in March for allowing a student to spend the night at her home, according to documents in her personnel file obtained by the Dayton Daily News. An April 4 letter from district Treasurer Janice Allen...
Trotwood picks interim schools chief who has dealt with state takeover
 Trotwood-Madison City Schools will hire an interim superintendent for the rest of the calendar year, choosing a man who has experience with the state takeover system that is looming over Trotwood schools right now. Trotwood’s board of education will hire Tyrone Olverson at their board meeting tonight, according to a district press release...

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Trotwood-Madison City Schools will hire an interim superintendent for the rest of the calendar year, choosing a man who has experience with the state takeover system that is looming over Trotwood schools right now. Trotwood’s board of education will hire Tyrone Olverson at their board meeting tonight, according to a district press release...
Dayton school aide fired over sex abuse claim sues, calls report false
 Former classroom aide Ajilon Harmon has sued Dayton Public Schools, two former DPS employees and the man who accused him of sexual assault, 11 months after the school district fired Harmon about that claim of sexually abusing a student in 1990. Harmon’s lawsuit in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court names as defendants the school board...

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Former classroom aide Ajilon Harmon has sued Dayton Public Schools, two former DPS employees and the man who accused him of sexual assault, 11 months after the school district fired Harmon about that claim of sexually abusing a student in 1990. Harmon’s lawsuit in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court names as defendants the school board...
Local students, politicians rally against gun violence
 More than 200 people joined a student-led rally in Kettering on Friday, opposing school violence and supporting stronger gun laws, as young organizers tried to retain the momentum of nationwide rallies earlier this year. The speakers were local high school students who walked out during the school day, as well as political candidates, and...

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More than 200 people joined a student-led rally in Kettering on Friday, opposing school violence and supporting stronger gun laws, as young organizers tried to retain the momentum of nationwide rallies earlier this year. The speakers were local high school students who walked out during the school day, as well as political candidates, and...
Unauthorized field trip could cost Ohio high school teacher her job
 An Ohio high school teacher is facing possible termination for taking 50 students on a college visit in March that was not approved by the school. The future employment of Trotwood High School teacher Khalilah Forte will be considered by the Trotwood City School Board in a special meeting Thursday. According to documents from last...

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An Ohio high school teacher is facing possible termination for taking 50 students on a college visit in March that was not approved by the school. The future employment of Trotwood High School teacher Khalilah Forte will be considered by the Trotwood City School Board in a special meeting Thursday. According to documents from last...
Dayton principal, AD reprimanded for ‘major violation’ in Dunbar fight
 Two key Dayton Public Schools administrators disciplined for Dunbar’s boys basketball eligibility mistakes were reprimanded and put back on the job in less than two weeks after committing a “major violation” that can lead to firing. DPS Athletic Director Mark Baker and Dunbar High School Principal Crystal Phillips were both...

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Two key Dayton Public Schools administrators disciplined for Dunbar’s boys basketball eligibility mistakes were reprimanded and put back on the job in less than two weeks after committing a “major violation” that can lead to firing. DPS Athletic Director Mark Baker and Dunbar High School Principal Crystal Phillips were both...
Tech glitch kills statewide tests for a day, alters school schedules
 The online system that the vast majority of Ohio schools use for annual state testing had a technical malfunction Wednesday, leaving students unable to even start their scheduled tests. Ohio Department of Education spokeswoman Brittany Halpin said the American Institutes for Research (Ohio’s testing vendor) identified a problem with...

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The online system that the vast majority of Ohio schools use for annual state testing had a technical malfunction Wednesday, leaving students unable to even start their scheduled tests. Ohio Department of Education spokeswoman Brittany Halpin said the American Institutes for Research (Ohio’s testing vendor) identified a problem with...
New details: DPS bus drivers’ pact has 7-14% raises, policy changes
 The new contract for Dayton Public Schools bus drivers includes pay raises ranging from 7 percent to almost 14 percent, retroactive to the start of this school year, and makes changes to policies on insurance, attendance, discipline and more, according to a copy of the final tentative agreement. The drivers came within two days of a planned...

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The new contract for Dayton Public Schools bus drivers includes pay raises ranging from 7 percent to almost 14 percent, retroactive to the start of this school year, and makes changes to policies on insurance, attendance, discipline and more, according to a copy of the final tentative agreement. The drivers came within two days of a planned...
Architect pays $1.6 million to settle lawsuit over Dayton school flaws
 Dayton’s school board on Tuesday approved a $1.6 million settlement agreement in favor of the school district and the state, addressing longstanding design problems at Wogaman and Louise Troy schools. DNK Architects, Inc. will pay $1 million to the school board and the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission for the Wogaman project...

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Dayton’s school board on Tuesday approved a $1.6 million settlement agreement in favor of the school district and the state, addressing longstanding design problems at Wogaman and Louise Troy schools. DNK Architects, Inc. will pay $1 million to the school board and the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission for the Wogaman project...
Trotwood board votes to not renew teacher’s contract after unsanctioned field trip
 Trotwood-Madison school board members voted to not renew the contract of a high school teacher who took 50 students on an unsanctioned field trip last month to a college campus. More than 100 people showed up in support of Khaliah Forte, who addressed the board to defend her actions and to dispute that administrators said she wasn’t...

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Trotwood-Madison school board members voted to not renew the contract of a high school teacher who took 50 students on an unsanctioned field trip last month to a college campus. More than 100 people showed up in support of Khaliah Forte, who addressed the board to defend her actions and to dispute that administrators said she wasn’t...
No Dayton schools sports cash missing for first time in 4 years; issues remain
 Dayton Public Schools improved its handling of athletic department funds this school year, with no missing deposits for the first time in four years. But the district’s internal auditor said a review revealed room for improvement. DPS Internal Auditor Randall Harper told the school board last week that he reviewed athletic ticket sales...

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Dayton Public Schools improved its handling of athletic department funds this school year, with no missing deposits for the first time in four years. But the district’s internal auditor said a review revealed room for improvement. DPS Internal Auditor Randall Harper told the school board last week that he reviewed athletic ticket sales...
Richard Allen charter schools losing sponsor, say they’ll remain open
 The Ohio Department of Education is terminating its sponsorship of the four Richard Allen charter schools in southwest Ohio, but school leaders say they will remain open next school year. Michelle Thomas, superintendent of Richard Allen Schools, said Friday the group has “already secured another sponsor,” but will not announce...

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The Ohio Department of Education is terminating its sponsorship of the four Richard Allen charter schools in southwest Ohio, but school leaders say they will remain open next school year. Michelle Thomas, superintendent of Richard Allen Schools, said Friday the group has “already secured another sponsor,” but will not announce...
Oakwood schools unsure if facility project will go to ballot this year
 Oakwood schools Superintendent Kyle Ramey said he now has a better understanding of community priorities for the district’s proposed facilities master plan, but the details, scope and timing are still undecided.  After four public information sessions, Ramey said infrastructure needs appear to be residents’ first priority...

Posted: 7 days ago

Oakwood schools Superintendent Kyle Ramey said he now has a better understanding of community priorities for the district’s proposed facilities master plan, but the details, scope and timing are still undecided.  After four public information sessions, Ramey said infrastructure needs appear to be residents’ first priority...
Oakwood schools unsure if facility project will go to ballot this year
 Oakwood schools Superintendent Kyle Ramey said he now has a better understanding of community priorities for the district’s proposed facilities master plan, but the details, scope and timing are still undecided. After four public information sessions, Ramey said infrastructure needs appear to be residents’ first priority, followed...

Posted: 7 days ago

Oakwood schools Superintendent Kyle Ramey said he now has a better understanding of community priorities for the district’s proposed facilities master plan, but the details, scope and timing are still undecided. After four public information sessions, Ramey said infrastructure needs appear to be residents’ first priority, followed...
Ohio school safety law to require fast parent notification of absent kids
 Schools will have to reach out to families of absent-without-excuse students within two hours of the start of each school day, if a bill that just unanimously passed the Ohio Senate becomes law. Senate Bill 82, known as the Alianna Alert, was named in memory of 14-year-old Alianna Defreeze, who was abducted on the way to her Cleveland charter...

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Schools will have to reach out to families of absent-without-excuse students within two hours of the start of each school day, if a bill that just unanimously passed the Ohio Senate becomes law. Senate Bill 82, known as the Alianna Alert, was named in memory of 14-year-old Alianna Defreeze, who was abducted on the way to her Cleveland charter...
FINALLY! It was the warm day we’d all been waiting for. Just don’t look ahead to Monday.
 That yellow thing in the sky is the sun, and yes, it does occasionally get warm in Dayton. You’re forgiven if you had begun to doubt those things. Thursday’s weather at least temporarily shoved aside a depressingly cold start to spring, as restaurant patios opened, kids ran and shouted on playgrounds, and short sleeves came out...

Posted: 9 days ago

That yellow thing in the sky is the sun, and yes, it does occasionally get warm in Dayton. You’re forgiven if you had begun to doubt those things. Thursday’s weather at least temporarily shoved aside a depressingly cold start to spring, as restaurant patios opened, kids ran and shouted on playgrounds, and short sleeves came out...
Major test shows little improvement by nation’s students. How did Ohio do?
 A nationwide test that education analysts use to benchmark K-12 progress showed little change from results of two years ago, but gaps between the highest and lowest scorers grew wider. The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) is taken by a relatively small number of students in fourth, eighth and 12th grade, but uses a nationally...

Posted: 10 days ago

A nationwide test that education analysts use to benchmark K-12 progress showed little change from results of two years ago, but gaps between the highest and lowest scorers grew wider. The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) is taken by a relatively small number of students in fourth, eighth and 12th grade, but uses a nationally...
Trotwood schools pick new interim superintendent as takeover looms
 Trotwood-Madison City Schools announced today that its board of education will vote Thursday to hire Tyrone Olverson as interim superintendent of schools, effective next Monday. Current Superintendent Kevin Bell told district leaders last year that he planned to retire, and the board has been searching for a superintendent since then. RELATED...

Posted: 11 days ago

Trotwood-Madison City Schools announced today that its board of education will vote Thursday to hire Tyrone Olverson as interim superintendent of schools, effective next Monday. Current Superintendent Kevin Bell told district leaders last year that he planned to retire, and the board has been searching for a superintendent since then. RELATED...
More changes to Dayton school leadership, including former candidate for superintendent
 Dayton Public Schools will see some significant turnover in leadership positions in the coming months, especially in its special education leadership. Superintendent Elizabeth Lolli told the school board Tuesday that Greg Roberson, chief of the Office for Exceptional Children, will leave DPS at the end of the school year. He has accepted...

Posted: 11 days ago

Dayton Public Schools will see some significant turnover in leadership positions in the coming months, especially in its special education leadership. Superintendent Elizabeth Lolli told the school board Tuesday that Greg Roberson, chief of the Office for Exceptional Children, will leave DPS at the end of the school year. He has accepted...
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