Jeremy P. Kelley, Dayton Daily News

Jeremy P. Kelley

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Recent articles by Jeremy:

Former Dayton school superintendent James Williams dies

James A. Williams, who was superintendent of Dayton Public Schools for nine years, was described as both “a big teddy bear” as well as “a bull in a ch → Read More

ELECTION DAY: Washington Twp. polling place remains open during morning power outage

Control of local school boards and city councils is at stake, as well as outcome of dozens of tax levies. → Read More

Tipp City considering tougher property maintenance code

TIPP CITY – Tipp City Council took a first look at a proposed tougher property maintenance code before saying more study is needed before any changes are considered. → Read More

School districts ask voters to approve building projects

Yellow Springs and Bradford have bond issues on the November ballot, and six other districts are seeking substitute or renewal levies. → Read More

JUST IN: See Ohio report card data for your school district

The 2020-21 state report card includes data for schools and district in areas of academics, graduation, attendance and more. → Read More

Dayton voters to elect 4 of 7 school board members

With four Dayton school board seats up for grabs, voters will see only three names on the ballot, but there are also four write-in candidates. → Read More

School mask exemptions all over the map

Mask exemptions, especially for religious reasons, have been handled very differently from school to school. → Read More

School construction, COVID key issues in Beavercreek school board race

Residents of the Beavercreek school district will choose between two incumbents and three newcomers to fill three school board seats. → Read More

School COVID cases appear down again; data inconsistencies continue

Student COVID cases appear to be declining, but Ohio Department of Health data raises some concerns → Read More

DeMaria takes national education post after Ohio retirement

A few days after retiring as Ohio's K-12 school superintendent, Paolo DeMaria is named CEO of the National Association of State Boards of Education → Read More

New West Carrollton schools ‘changing the landscape’

Construction is well under way on two of the four new schools planned for the West Carrollton district. → Read More

Huge school construction projects underway in the Dayton area

About a dozen local school districts are building, opening, planning or going on the ballot for new schools. → Read More

School-reported COVID cases down locally last week

The number of new student COVID cases reported by schools dropped locally and statewide last week, but data issues remain. → Read More

See which 36 local schools mandate masks, which 21 don’t

Just over 60% of Dayton-area schools and districts are requiring masks as a COVID-19 surge continues across Ohio. → Read More

Local school COVID cases at near peak level for second week

School-reported COVID cases dip in Montgomery County, rise slightly in surrounding counties → Read More

Teen COVID vaccination very low in some local communities

COVID vaccination rates for 12-17-year-olds in Montgomery County range from 11% in southwest Dayton to 67% in parts of Oakwood and Washington Twp. → Read More

Some schools offer weeks more class time than others

Because of calendar setups, some local students get way more class time than others. → Read More

Dayton schools busing ‘a mess’ as district moves to quadrant system

First-week student attendance at Dayton Public Schools was 79.7%, well below normal, as the district is switching to a quadrant system. → Read More

Schools scramble to teach quarantined kids with online models gone

As K-12 students are forced into COVID quarantine again, schools are scrambling to keep them engaged without last year's online structures in place. → Read More

Big year for local schools, but hiring’s a challenge

Many Dayton-area K-12 schools say hiring was a challenge this year, mirroring workforce shortages in other industries → Read More