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Be a Man

Youngstown, OH

#25978 Jul 22, 2013
Funny, Mr. Wiedeman, as I know you do not have the BALLS to say anything this to Dr. Malone's face. Be a man and a father, and do what is right by your kids and allow them to have the BEST education that they deserve as what you are doing is limiting them and other children in this district! You do NOT speak for my children nor other children in the District.
Sod Off!
You have a 'hard on' for Dr. Malone and why???
Because he is a man and you a mouse?!
Just stop with your lies! Grow up and just stop your garbage!
We are tired of your tirades! You regurgitate the same stuff over and over - get new materail!
You don't like the way things are going, then pull your kids out of the district and go elsewhere as we would be happy to see you leave!
Get a bloody life!
Doug Wiedeman

Cleveland, OH

#25979 Jul 22, 2013
Be a Man wrote:
Funny, Mr. Wiedeman, as I know you do not have the BALLS to say anything this to Dr. Malone's face. Be a man and a father, and do what is right by your kids and allow them to have the BEST education that they deserve as what you are doing is limiting them and other children in this district! You do NOT speak for my children nor other children in the District.
Sod Off!
You have a 'hard on' for Dr. Malone and why???
Because he is a man and you a mouse?!
Just stop with your lies! Grow up and just stop your garbage!
We are tired of your tirades! You regurgitate the same stuff over and over - get new materail!
You don't like the way things are going, then pull your kids out of the district and go elsewhere as we would be happy to see you leave!
Get a bloody life!
I do not choose to speak for anyone but myself, it is that freedom of speech thing. You are perfectly welcome to cast an alternative argument if you happen to disagree with mine.

And on the contrary I am attempting to pull the curtain back from the Wizard's machine that produces loud noises, belches smoke, and other forms of distraction from the truth of our schools.

PROFICIENT equals FAILURE

Convince us all that it does not.

As of yet you have only done what the union does yet provided no demonstrations that

PROFICIENT means anything other than FAILURE

Let me repeat these test scores one more time and you can explain to us all how the euphemisms the state uses to describe our children's mastery of subjects is spot on.

Let us start with a class entering 3rd grade and follow their progress through 5th grade.

3rd Grade 2009-2010 Ohio Achievement Assessment Tests Results.
.
Math .......52 possible points on the test
.
.
State Rating System and distribution of students for the 3rd grade
.
Limited.......... 14 Students
Limited.......... 39% was the Average score for this group
Limited..........definition--0 -24 correct answers =(0-46% correct)
.
Basic..........46 Students
Basic ..........55% was the Average score for this group
Basic..........definition--25 - 32 correct answers =(48-62% correct)
.
Proficient........158 Students
Proficient........72% was the Average score for this group
Proficient.........definition- -33-41 correct answers =(63-79% correct)
.
Accelerated.....124 Students
Accelerated.....84% was the Average score for this group
Accelerated.....definition--42 -45 correct answers =(81-87% correct)
.
Advanced........124 Students
Advanced........93% was the Average score for this group
Advanced........definition--46 -52 correct answers =(88-100% correct)

.
Applying Mr. Malone's same grading system used for assigning percentages to grades earned in the college credit program (PSEO)
.
F.....Below 62.99% correct answers.......59 Students
Percentage of Students.....13% receiving F

D..... 63%- 74.99% correct answers......83 Students
Percentage of Students.....18% receiving D

C......75%- 84.99% correct answers........127 Students
Percentage of Students.....27% receiving C

B..... 85%- 92.99% correct answers........149 Students
Percentage of Students.....32% receiving B

A..... 93% correct answers and above.....46 Students
Percentage of Students....10% receiving A

142 children out of 464 failing math in 3rd grade 2009-2010
Doug Wiedeman

Cleveland, OH

#25980 Jul 22, 2013
4th Grade 2010-2011 Ohio Achievement Assessment Tests Results.
.
Math .......52 possible points on the test
.
.
State Rating System and distribution of students for the 4th grade
.
Limited.......... 8 Students
Limited.......... 25% was the Average score for this group
Limited..........definition--0 -16 correct answers =(0-31% correct)
.
Basic..........32 Students
Basic ..........57% was the Average score for this group
Basic..........definition--17 - 24 correct answers =(33-46% correct)
.
Proficient........108 Students
Proficient........60% was the Average score for this group
Proficient.........definition- -25-36 correct answers =(48-69% correct)
.
Accelerated.....104 Students
Accelerated.....76% was the Average score for this group
Accelerated.....definition--37 -42 correct answers =(63-81% correct)
.
Advanced........176 Students
Advanced........83% was the Average score for this group
Advanced........definition--43 -52 correct answers =(83-100% correct)
.
Applying Mr. Malone's same grading system used for assigning percentages to grades earned in the college credit program (PSEO)
.
F.....Below 62.99% correct answers.......104 Students
Percentage of Students.....24% receiving F
D..... 63%- 74.99% correct answers......76 Students
Percentage of Students.....18% receiving D
C......75%- 84.99% correct answers........93 Students
Percentage of Students.....22% receiving C
B..... 85%- 92.99% correct answers........98 Students
Percentage of Students.....23% receiving B
A..... 93% correct answers and above.....57 Students
Percentage of Students....13% receiving A

180 children out of 428 failing math in the 4th grade 2010-2011
Doug Wiedeman

Cleveland, OH

#25981 Jul 22, 2013
5th Grade 2011-2012 Ohio Achievement Assessment Tests Results.
.
Math .......52 possible points on the test
.
.
State Rating System and distribution of students for the 5th grade
.
Limited.......... 20 Students
Limited.......... 25% was the Average score for this group
Limited..........definition--0 -17 correct answers =(0-33% correct)
.
Basic..........35 Students
Basic ..........40% was the Average score for this group
Basic..........definition--18 - 23 correct answers =(34-44% correct)
.
Proficient........107 Students
Proficient........54% was the Average score for this group
Proficient.........definition- -24-32 correct answers =(46-62% correct)
.
Accelerated.....76 Students
Accelerated.....67% was the Average score for this group
Accelerated.....definition--33 -37 correct answers =(63-71% correct)
.
Advanced........213 Students
Advanced........82% was the Average score for this group
Advanced........definition--38 -52 correct answers =(73-100% correct)
.
Applying Mr. Malone's same grading system used for assigning percentages to grades earned in the college credit program (PSEO)
.
F.....Below 62.99% correct answers.......162 Students
Percentage of Students.....36% receiving F
D..... 63%- 74.99% correct answers......95 Students
Percentage of Students.....21% receiving D
C......75%- 84.99% correct answers........90 Students
Percentage of Students.....20% receiving C
B..... 85%- 92.99% correct answers........77 Students
Percentage of Students.....17% receiving B
A..... 93% correct answers and above.....27 Students
Percentage of Students....6% receiving A

257 children out of 451 failing math in 5th grade 2011-2012
Tee Hee Hee

Piqua, OH

#25982 Jul 22, 2013
Be a Man wrote:
Funny, Mr. Wiedeman, as I know you do not have the BALLS to say anything this to Dr. Malone's face. Be a man and a father, and do what is right by your kids and allow them to have the BEST education that they deserve as what you are doing is limiting them and other children in this district! You do NOT speak for my children nor other children in the District.
Sod Off!
You have a 'hard on' for Dr. Malone and why???
Because he is a man and you a mouse?!
Just stop with your lies! Grow up and just stop your garbage!
We are tired of your tirades! You regurgitate the same stuff over and over - get new materail!
You don't like the way things are going, then pull your kids out of the district and go elsewhere as we would be happy to see you leave!
Get a bloody life!
tee hee hee, You Can't Handle The Truth... be a man?
Doug Wiedeman

Cleveland, OH

#25983 Jul 22, 2013
Are we seeing a pattern here?

Same kids, different year.

2009-2010 142 out of 464 failing math PROFICIENT = 63%-79% correct

2010-2011 180 out of 428 failing math PROFICIENT = 48%- 69% correct

2011-2012 257 out of 451 failing math PROFICIENT = 46%- 62% correct

The bar slides progressively lower for a definition of PROFICIENT and we have more children sliding with it downward toward FAILURE.

In the 8th grade after six years of this testing we find that 80% of the class has failed the Ohio Achievement Assessment test.

2011-12 347 our of 438 failing math PROFICIENT = 32%- 58% correct

PROFICIENT equates to FAILURE

8th Grade 2011-2012 Ohio Achievement Assessment Tests Results.
.
Math .......50 possible points on the test
.
.
State Rating System and distribution of students for the 8th grade
.
Limited.......... 3 Students
Limited.......... 20% was the Average score for this group
Limited..........definition--0 -10 correct answers =(0-20% correct)
.
Basic..........25 Students
Basic ..........27% was the Average score for this group
Basic..........definition--11- 15 correct answers =(22-30% correct)
.
Proficient........174 Students
Proficient........47% was the Average score for this group
Proficient.........definition- -16-29 correct answers =(32-58% correct)
.
Accelerated.....159 Students
Accelerated.....67% was the Average score for this group
Accelerated.....definition--30 -36 correct answers =(60-72% correct)
.
Advanced........77 Students
Advanced........85% was the Average score for this group
Advanced........definition--37 -50 correct answers =(74-100% correct)
.
Applying Mr. Malone's same grading system used for assigning percentages to grades earned in the college credit program (PSEO)
.
F.....Below 62.99% correct answers.......239 Students
Percentage of Students.....55% receiving F
D..... 63%- 74.99% correct answers......108 Students
Percentage of Students.....25% receiving D
C......75%- 84.99% correct answers........49 Students
Percentage of Students.....11% receiving C
B..... 85%- 92.99% correct answers........36 Students
Percentage of Students.....8% receiving B
A..... 93% correct answers and above.....6 Students
Percentage of Students.....1% receiving A

347 children out of 438 failing math in the 8th grade 2012
Stand Up For Kids

Piqua, OH

#25984 Jul 22, 2013
Doug Wiedeman wrote:
<quoted text>
I do not choose to speak for anyone but myself, it is that freedom of speech thing. You are perfectly welcome to cast an alternative argument if you happen to disagree with mine.
And on the contrary I am attempting to pull the curtain back from the Wizard's machine that produces loud noises, belches smoke, and other forms of distraction from the truth of our schools.
PROFICIENT equals FAILURE
Convince us all that it does not.
As of yet you have only done what the union does yet provided no demonstrations that
PROFICIENT means anything other than FAILURE
Let me repeat these test scores one more time and you can explain to us all how the euphemisms the state uses to describe our children's mastery of subjects is spot on.
Let us start with a class entering 3rd grade and follow their progress through 5th grade.
3rd Grade 2009-2010 Ohio Achievement Assessment Tests Results.
.
Math .......52 possible points on the test
.
.
State Rating System and distribution of students for the 3rd grade
.
Limited.......... 14 Students
Limited.......... 39% was the Average score for this group
Limited..........definition--0 -24 correct answers =(0-46% correct)
.
Basic..........46 Students
Basic ..........55% was the Average score for this group
Basic..........definition--25 - 32 correct answers =(48-62% correct)
.
Proficient........158 Students
Proficient........72% was the Average score for this group
Proficient.........definition- -33-41 correct answers =(63-79% correct)
.
Accelerated.....124 Students
Accelerated.....84% was the Average score for this group
Accelerated.....definition--42 -45 correct answers =(81-87% correct)
.
Advanced........124 Students
Advanced........93% was the Average score for this group
Advanced........definition--46 -52 correct answers =(88-100% correct)
.
Applying Mr. Malone's same grading system used for assigning percentages to grades earned in the college credit program (PSEO)
.
F.....Below 62.99% correct answers.......59 Students
Percentage of Students.....13% receiving F
D..... 63%- 74.99% correct answers......83 Students
Percentage of Students.....18% receiving D
C......75%- 84.99% correct answers........127 Students
Percentage of Students.....27% receiving C
B..... 85%- 92.99% correct answers........149 Students
Percentage of Students.....32% receiving B
A..... 93% correct answers and above.....46 Students
Percentage of Students....10% receiving A
142 children out of 464 failing math in 3rd grade 2009-2010
No More Dough For Maloney Status Quo!
Doug Wiedeman

Cleveland, OH

#25985 Jul 22, 2013
Be a Man wrote:
Funny, Mr. Wiedeman, as I know you do not have the BALLS to say anything this to Dr. Malone's face. Be a man and a father, and do what is right by your kids and allow them to have the BEST education that they deserve as what you are doing is limiting them and other children in this district! You do NOT speak for my children nor other children in the District.
Sod Off!
You have a 'hard on' for Dr. Malone and why???
Because he is a man and you a mouse?!
Just stop with your lies! Grow up and just stop your garbage!
We are tired of your tirades! You regurgitate the same stuff over and over - get new materail!
You don't like the way things are going, then pull your kids out of the district and go elsewhere as we would be happy to see you leave!
Get a bloody life!
Who basks in the glory of PROFICIENT?

Mr. Malone

Who pays the price for a system that foists phony achievement on students?

The kids.

My staying or leaving the district would not change one single bit of this data, the children would still be paying the price for the folly of the self esteem movement and those who promote its being.

I seek a real education for all of the children in this district filled with actual knowledge, not a phony one filled with empty euphemisms.

I believe we can do better and must resolutely face that fact.

Our children and the taxpayers who fund this program deserve as much.

Since: Jul 13

Location hidden

#25986 Jul 22, 2013
Be a Man wrote:
Funny, Mr. Wiedeman, as I know you do not have the BALLS to say anything this to Dr. Malone's face. Be a man and a father, and do what is right by your kids and allow them to have the BEST education that they deserve as what you are doing is limiting them and other children in this district! You do NOT speak for my children nor other children in the District.
Sod Off!
You have a 'hard on' for Dr. Malone and why???
Because he is a man and you a mouse?!
Just stop with your lies! Grow up and just stop your garbage!
We are tired of your tirades! You regurgitate the same stuff over and over - get new materail!
You don't like the way things are going, then pull your kids out of the district and go elsewhere as we would be happy to see you leave!
Get a bloody life!
He could pull his kids out, but that doesn't help him regarding taxes he pays to fund the schools. Stop drinking the koolaid of a small minority of noisy parents in Springboro who seem to think the answer to every perceived problem is throwing money at it. We heard this same nonsense when levy after levy was up and failed yet all the predicted calamity that was prodded out by the noisy minority never materialized. Why should I believe a word they say? They have been wrong at every turn. The board has not. They have a record. The numbers speak for themselves - from deficit to surplus. And people are complaining?!?!?!

Sorry, but Doug has simply pointed out some painful truths that you refuse to believe. Do your own research if you think Doug is a liar. Don't rely on a noisy minority contingent of parents to base anything on.
No Doubt

Englewood, OH

#25987 Jul 22, 2013
Kelly Kohls - please heed the advise below!
Uno Voter wrote:
Please step down from your bully pulpit! You are embarrassing our entire community with your mean-spirited grandstanding in front of the TV news cameras.
Also, please have your desk cleaned out no later than November 5th.

Respectfully,
The Springboro Community
No Doubt

Englewood, OH

#25988 Jul 22, 2013
sheep wrote:
<quoted text>
You noticed all of these problems...why didn't you do more to stop it? And funny - I thought you didn't like to deflect, demean, etc.? You preach to everyone else about that. Now, you are going after Dr. Malone because he is running for BOE. Interesting....
This is Doug Weidemann's modus operandi. It always someone else's fault...the union, Dr. Malone, citizens in general, anyone but his fellow tea party members and allies on the board, Kohls and Rigano.

To see for yourself, take a look at what Doug Weidemann did to an innocent bank teller a couple years ago:

http://statecasefiles.justia.com/documents/oh...

{¶ 2} On August 15, 2002, Plaintiff, Doug Wiedemann, made a deposit to his checking account with Sky Bank at its branch in Springboro, Ohio. The deposit was made at the drive-through window. The bank teller who accepted the deposit was Kevin Carsey.

{¶ 3} After Wiedemann pulled forward from the drive-through window he examined his deposit slip and discovered that his account balance was less than the amount he had deposited. Wiedemann parked his vehicle and went inside the bank to inquire about the discrepancy.

{¶ 4} Carsey explained to Wiedemann that the balance in his account reflected a charge for a check that was returned for insufficient funds several days before. Carsey further informed Wiedemann that another of his checks was returned for that same reason earlier that day.

{¶ 5} Believing that the bank had promised to employ different procedures, Wiedemann challenged Carsey’s explanation. Their exchange became heated, and Carsey threatened to call the police. Wiedemann turned and left the bank, and as he did exclaimed “F— you!” in a loud tone of voice. Carsey claims that Wiedemann also said,“I ought to kill you.”

{¶ 6} Carsey telephoned the Springboro police to complain about Wiedemann after Wiedemann left the bank. Carsey was shaking and had difficulty speaking. Carsey went to the Springboro Prosecutor’s office the following day to press his complaint about Wiedemann’s conduct. However, when asked if he wished to have Wiedemann arrested, Carsey replied:“absolutely not.”

{¶ 7} The surveillance camera at the Sky Bank branch recorded a non-audio, still frame tape of the exchange between Wiedemann and Carsey. The following day the branch manager, Eric Smith, gave the tape to the Springboro Prosecutor’s office.

{¶ 8} Approximately one week later, on August 22, 2002, at about 9:00 p.m., Springboro Police arrested Wiedemann at his home, in the presence of his wife and four young children.

Weidemann was charged with Menacing and Disorderly Conduct for the exchange.

He later appealed all the way to the Supreme Court of Ohio, who failed to hear the case because it lacked a "substantial constitutional question". In other words, Wiedemann's appeal was thrown out because it was frivolous.

Is someone this financially irresponsible and out of control a person we want as a role model in our community?

Absolutely not!
No Doubt

Englewood, OH

#25989 Jul 22, 2013
sheep wrote:
<quoted text>
Or do we charge with responsibility someone with a $45 million budget that can't control her personal budget and needed to file bankruptcy?
And as I see it - you chose to remain silent as well.
It does become easier to see why Doug Weidemann and Kelly Kohls are such good friends, as the public record shows that neither has the common core competency of balancing their checkbook and paying their bills on time. And these people want to be leaders in our community? Shouldn't their own house be in order first??
No Doubt

Englewood, OH

#25990 Jul 22, 2013
Doug Wiedeman wrote:
<quoted text>
Ms Kohls predicament came with calamity known as the Great Recession and the plummeting of home values. Ms. Kohls supported the actions of the Budget and Finance Committee where the plundering was at last unmasked in a transparent fashion.
Mr. Malone's predicament is due to his, and solely his choices, in matters of school finance and benign neglect of the duties charged to him by school policies to oversee the organizations that purported to act in the best interest of our children.
While Ms. Kohls personal collapse cost a bank about $500,000 in lost value, she wasn't the first, nor the last to experience the ravages of a collapsing housing market. The banks also are culpable for loaning more than properties were worth in those times.
Have you LOST YOUR MIND Weideman????

It is not the bank's fault that Kelly Kohls obligated herself to more than she could pay. Bull crap! Kelly Kohls was irresponsibile and rather than pay her bills she filed bankruptcy and then took her family on an expensive vacation out of the country with her whole family of seven. I sure can't afford that...SO I DON'T DO IT! The choice is easy...

Nor was it the responsibility of Kevin Carsey, the bank teller you threatened to kill, to ensure that you had enough money in your bank account to cover the checks you were writing!

How does this fit with your mantra of personal responsibility, conservative budgeting, etc??? Dare you try to defend your actions or that of Kelly Kohls? We are too smart to think you may simply be victims of the circumstances. Malarkey!
BS Detector

Cincinnati, OH

#25991 Jul 22, 2013
Reality Bytes wrote:
The 15% or so of reduced levy was because of the 12.5% tax increase to property owners included in the State Budget, on all new and renewal local levies that pass on the November ballot. So the taxpayer really got only about 2.5% reduction while the state got the rest. Taxpayers never get a break, only enslavement to the union man’s rights of collective bargaining laws that are 100% wrong for our children’s future.
"in the past, the state kicked in 12.5 percent for road, school and other levies, but under the new budget, property owners will now pay 100 percent of the amount due on any new and replacement levies. The change does not affect renewals."
http://www.akron.com/akron-ohio-community-new...

So a renewal levy on the ballot in November will still be funded 12.5% by the state after all. Your argument that homeowners are really only getting a 2.5% reduction is complete BS. And I love how a negative by John Kasich somehow becomes a negative by the teachers. Reality must really "byte" when it's founded in fiction.
Doug Wiedeman

Cleveland, OH

#25992 Jul 22, 2013
No Doubt wrote:
<quoted text>
Have you LOST YOUR MIND Weideman????
It is not the bank's fault that Kelly Kohls obligated herself to more than she could pay. Bull crap! Kelly Kohls was irresponsibile and rather than pay her bills she filed bankruptcy and then took her family on an expensive vacation out of the country with her whole family of seven. I sure can't afford that...SO I DON'T DO IT! The choice is easy...
Nor was it the responsibility of Kevin Carsey, the bank teller you threatened to kill, to ensure that you had enough money in your bank account to cover the checks you were writing!
How does this fit with your mantra of personal responsibility, conservative budgeting, etc??? Dare you try to defend your actions or that of Kelly Kohls? We are too smart to think you may simply be victims of the circumstances. Malarkey!
All of which is quite fanciful, but alas, not relevant to the discussion at hand of the promotion of PROFICIENT as the gold standard for Mr. Malone.

PROFICIENT still equates to FAILURE

Why do you not concede the point? Have you so little respect for the populace of this community that you believe they cannot make this distinction for themselves.

"Why did they not convict Mr. Wiedeman of anything?"

A simple question, but following two attempts in two different courts by two different judges, how did they not manage a conviction in either one? They had a videotape of the incident after all, if all they charged was correct, then this was a slam dunk case for the prosecution.

Could be that the incident didn't quite transpire as they wished it had.

None of the garbage they throw my way in any way, shape, or form mitigates the Booster looting that Mr. Malone was charged with overseeing. As principal of the high school he was in charge of overseeing all fund raisers and those organizations that raised money in the name of our children for the high school.

Mr. Malone helped ensure a culture that did not look too hard at anything. It was almost as if he led a group that went out of its way to reduce income from other sources for our children.

None of the garbage mitigates Mr. Malone's responsibility for the willful promotion of PROFICIENT as something he knew it was not. 42% on the math portion of the Ohio Graduation Test is not passing or even close. Based upon the scoring system he used to grade students who invested time and effort into the Post Secondary Education Option (PSEO), those PROFICIENT achievers would still be under the 60% mark Mr. Malone declared failing in college courses. Yet with a straight face he claims PROFICIENT as a great feat of education to the public and to his students.

No amount of debris thrown in the road will mitigate those hard, cold circumstances.

Turn over any rock and you will find Mr. Malone's fingerprints
Pride

Dayton, OH

#25993 Jul 23, 2013
Let's all try to restore some pride in our community by supporting the Springboro Oktoberfest Sept 13 & 14. A portion of all proceeds will go to the Springboro Community Assistance Center and the Wounded Warrior Project.

http://www.oktoberfestspringboro.org/
https://www.facebook.com/OktoberfestSpringbor...
Just Keeping It Simple

Piqua, OH

#25994 Jul 23, 2013
Time to Rock The Vote.
Babb/Malone/Stuckey equals Renewal Levy Failure.
Do the Math.
Just Keeping It Simple

Piqua, OH

#25995 Jul 23, 2013
All About Money wrote:
<quoted text>
Education in Springboro Schools is all about money and power and who gets to control both. A school house divided cannot provide wholeness for our children's future.
We have a power struggle going on between our children first board members and Malone's union first members; The decisions made during these employment contract negotiations will support our financial victory for our children's first budget; or reverse our school district's money to the control of Malone's "business as usual" forced unionism/indoctrination for
our children's classroom education.
No More Dough for Malone's status quo
sheep

Springboro, OH

#25996 Jul 23, 2013
Doug Wiedeman wrote:
<quoted text>
All of which is quite fanciful, but alas, not relevant to the discussion at hand of the promotion of PROFICIENT as the gold standard for Mr. Malone.
PROFICIENT still equates to FAILURE
Why do you not concede the point? Have you so little respect for the populace of this community that you believe they cannot make this distinction for themselves.
"Why did they not convict Mr. Wiedeman of anything?"
A simple question, but following two attempts in two different courts by two different judges, how did they not manage a conviction in either one? They had a videotape of the incident after all, if all they charged was correct, then this was a slam dunk case for the prosecution.
Could be that the incident didn't quite transpire as they wished it had.
None of the garbage they throw my way in any way, shape, or form mitigates the Booster looting that Mr. Malone was charged with overseeing. As principal of the high school he was in charge of overseeing all fund raisers and those organizations that raised money in the name of our children for the high school.
Mr. Malone helped ensure a culture that did not look too hard at anything. It was almost as if he led a group that went out of its way to reduce income from other sources for our children.
None of the garbage mitigates Mr. Malone's responsibility for the willful promotion of PROFICIENT as something he knew it was not. 42% on the math portion of the Ohio Graduation Test is not passing or even close. Based upon the scoring system he used to grade students who invested time and effort into the Post Secondary Education Option (PSEO), those PROFICIENT achievers would still be under the 60% mark Mr. Malone declared failing in college courses. Yet with a straight face he claims PROFICIENT as a great feat of education to the public and to his students.
No amount of debris thrown in the road will mitigate those hard, cold circumstances.
Turn over any rock and you will find Mr. Malone's fingerprints
Yep, always someone else's fault. Deflect and demean. Hypocrite.
Stay Alert Voters

Piqua, OH

#25997 Jul 23, 2013
Mr. Malone, whose credentials include 40 years of professional experience, and who now carries the banner of the has been a high school principal, who is currently insanely popular with the Boro Alumni community group, aspires to become Chief of the Springboro Board of Education.

During an interview with the editor of Springboro Life, Mr. Malone is asked: Where do you see the district heading?

Mr. Malone replies: There are a large number of unknown factors right now. The pattern at Springboro has been one of success when you look at any measurement out there. Our district has improved drastically and is among the elite districts in the state. I sense that we are going in a different direction, and the question is, "will that direction lead us to continued improvement, or will it result in a decline in performance?" Only time will tell.

The time has come for Springboro voters to tell Mr. Malone that our school district is moving forward in the direction of Unity in November, holding the banner high on the success of our children's first budget, because it leads us to continued improvement; and it's agreed that the direction of continued improvement leads our school district way beyond Mr. Malone's tunnel vision of re-instating status quo.

In case any one missed out on the great news released in local newspapers and on our school website, please go to www.springboro.org and check it out for yourselves! There's something for all of us to join together in celebration of our successful working together!

SPRINGBORO SCHOOL BOARD APPROVES AGREEMENT WITH TEACHERS AND UNPRECEDENTED 15 PERCENT ROLLBACK ON NOVEMBER RENEWAL!

"This is outstanding news for our employees, taxpayers and students and their families," said Kohls. "We have an agreement we can afford and that will make our school district more competitive. We will be able to retain our best teachers and attract new top-notch teaching staff."

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