Dayton Public Schools http://wyso.org en State Finds One In Three Dayton Students Fails Third Grade Reading Test http://wyso.org/post/state-finds-one-three-dayton-students-fails-third-grade-reading-test <p></p><p><span style="font-family: Verdana; font-size: 19px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.4401441097259522;">Nearly nine out of ten Ohio third graders have passed the state’s third grade reading test, which allows them to move on to fourth grade—but Dayton scored among the worst in the state.</span></p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 13:07:04 +0000 Karen Kasler (Ohio Public Radio) 51520 at http://wyso.org State Finds One In Three Dayton Students Fails Third Grade Reading Test Dayton Racial Justice Group Requests End To Suspensions For Young Students http://wyso.org/post/dayton-racial-justice-group-requests-end-suspensions-young-students <p>The group Racial Justice Now! (RJN) will return to the Dayton Public School Board meeting Tuesday evening to follow-up on a request that the district stop out-of-school suspensions for preschool through 3rd grade students. RJN presented its initial request at last month’s board meeting.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">University of Dayton&nbsp;</span>Professor of Law Emeritus&nbsp;Vernellia Randall says the group will present &nbsp;a petition with more than&nbsp;14oo&nbsp;signatures.</p> Tue, 20 May 2014 15:39:24 +0000 Jerry Kenney 50170 at http://wyso.org Sen. Brown In Dayton To Promote EpiPen Legislation http://wyso.org/post/sen-brown-dayton-promote-epipen-legislation <p></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) was in Dayton Thursday promoting a newly-passed federal law that aims to protect kids with allergies. Brown is also urging passage of a state law in Ohio that would make the allergy drug epinephrine, usually known as the </span>EpiPen<span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">, widely available in schools.</span></p><p></p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:53:36 +0000 Lewis Wallace 42996 at http://wyso.org Sen. Brown In Dayton To Promote EpiPen Legislation State Report Card Shows Mixed Grades For Miami Valley Schools http://wyso.org/post/state-report-card-shows-mixed-grades-miami-valley-schools <p></p><p><font class="Apple-style-span" face="'Times New Roman', serif">The Ohio Department of Education released report cards for Ohio’s schools Thursday.&nbsp; The 2013 report cards rate schools and buildings in the first nine of 18 new performance criteria. The new assessment system features letter grades that the DOE says are more familiar to people.&nbsp;</font></p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 23:17:25 +0000 Jerry Kenney 38148 at http://wyso.org State Report Card Shows Mixed Grades For Miami Valley Schools Racial Desegregation of Dayton Schools for Your Television Audience http://wyso.org/post/racial-desegregation-dayton-schools-your-television-audience <p>The August 2013 installment of SOCHE TALKS features Dr. Joseph Watras with the University of Dayton's School of Education and Allied Professions speaking on the history of racial desegregation in Dayton schools.</p><p>The SOCHE Talks are a collaboration with the Southwest Ohio Council for Higher Education. In this monthly series we’ll hear from faculty and staff from areas colleges and universities on a wide variety of subjects. It's an effort to bring Miami Valley research and thinking into the public arena – a way to enlighten the world with local knowledge.</p> Sun, 18 Aug 2013 14:35:00 +0000 37937 at http://wyso.org Racial Desegregation of Dayton Schools for Your Television Audience