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DPS Superintendent receives Exemplary Leadership Award

Alexandra Kincaid News

Contact: Alex Kincaid  Writer and Content Specialist amkincai@daytonpublic.com For Immediate Release   DPS Superintendent receives Exemplary Leadership Award The Buckeye Association of School Administrators (BASA) presented the award Monday, October 5th.   Superintendent Elizabeth Lolli is a 2020 recipient of the Exemplary Leadership Award presented by the Buckeye Association of School Administrators (BASA).  The award, presented virtually Monday, October 5th, …

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DPS Joins “Stay in the Game” Attendance Network

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The Dayton Public School district has partnered with the Cleveland Browns Foundation to join the statewide “Stay in the Game! Keep Learning. Every Day.” attendance network. This partnership will allow the district to provide more attendance resources to parents and students. It will also allow the district to provide new incentives for students who have good and improved attendance this …

Michelle Graves interviews Dr. Elizabeth Lolli on the set of DATV.

Superintendent Lolli to be featured on DATV

Alexandra Kincaid News

Superintendent Elizabeth Lolli will be featured on a segment of DATV’s “The Power of Money” with Michelle Graves this month. The show will air in Dayton, along with several other cities outside of Ohio. In this special episode about how COVID-19 is impacting education, Dr. Lolli discusses the challenges facing the district and its students and parents. She also describes …

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Student Engagement Team Delivers 1,645 WiFi Hotspots to DPS Households

Alexandra Kincaid News

Learning is virtual in the Dayton Public Schools, but the personal connection between staff and students has not changed. The DPS Student Engagement Team personally delivered 1,405 WiFi hotspots to student households in September. Overall, 1,645 households requested hotspots, but some opted to pick them up at the district’s central office.  The district has provided a Chromebook and school supplies …

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Court awards DPS $23.6 million plus interest due to Ohio Department of Education’s failure to fund the district according to law

Alexandra Kincaid News

Contact: Alex Kincaid  Writer and Content Specialist amkincai@daytonpublic.com For Immediate Release   Court awards DPS $23.6 million plus interest due to Ohio Department of Education’s failure to fund the district according to law Dayton, Cleveland and Toledo collectively awarded $42 million.   The Dayton Public School District was awarded more than $23.6 million after a judge issued a decision to …

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No wait enrollment in the Dayton Public Schools begins April 1

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Appointments available Monday-Friday To make an appointment, please call (937) 542-5555 or schedule online at EnrollDPS.com The Student Enrollment Center is located at 115 S. Ludlow St. Free parking is available in the lot behind the building. Open enrollment in the Dayton Public Schools starts April 1 for the 2019-2020 school year, and beginning this year, enrollment is by appointment only.  …

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Q+A with Valarie Milligan, Music Academic Coordinator

Alexandra Kincaid News

Valarie Milligan is the Academic Coordinator for Music in the Fine and Performing Arts Department at Dayton Public Schools. She has been with the district for three years, and is a veteran music educator with 40 years of teaching experience. She has been trained in Kodaly and Orff-Schulwerk music philosophies. Orff-Schulwerk is a philosophy incorporated into all DPS elementary music …

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SROs assemble ‘Ready Packs’ containing supplies for all DPS students

Alexandra Kincaid News

Students in the Dayton Public Schools will spend the first nine weeks of the school year learning from home. To ensure all students have the supplies they need, each student will receive a “ready pack” containing a notebook, a pack of pencils, crayons or colored pencils and a dry erase board and marker. These items will be used during virtual …

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DPS to resume regular in-person classes this fall

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Preventative measures will be implemented as part of the district’s Safe School Restart Plan, which will be shared over the next several weeks. Media Please Contact: Brittany Miller blmiller@daytonpublic.com 937-542-3058 For Immediate Release The Dayton Public School District will resume regular, in-person classes for the 2020-2021 school year. School for all grade levels will begin one week later than originally …

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DPS will distribute Chromebooks to all students; WiFi to all who need internet access

Alexandra Kincaid News

As the Dayton Public School District prepares to begin the year virtually, families should be assured that all students in need of devices or access to the internet will be accommodated.  DPS has spent well over $6 million on technology for students since schools initially went online in March. In addition, several organizations have generously donated funding or devices to …