Category Archives: Crawford Lewis

DA, defense agree Crawford Lewis should get probation

Should Crawford go to jail? … The debate continues… Read more here >> DA, defense agree Crawford Lewis should get probation By Rhonda Cook The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Though on opposite sides of on his guilt and innocence when former DeKalb … Continue reading

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The Face of Corruption in DeKalb County Schools

So far, the only punishment Crawford Lewis has endured has been 5 days in jail. Judge Becker sentenced him to 1 year in jail and due to his lack of usable testimony and non-fulfillment of the plea agreement with the … Continue reading

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Update on Crawford Lewis

The AJC is reporting per the DeKalb DA: Judge should accept Crawford Lewis plea agreement By Rhonda Cook – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The attorneys for former DeKalb County School Superintendent Crawford Lewis and the lawyers who prosecuted him agree that … Continue reading

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Thoughts for the new year

The following is taken from comments left by a regular DSW contributor. We think these are honest and hopeful and should be the kind of thoughts pondered by all of DeKalb’s residents going forward in 2014. Is there any way … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Crawford Lewis, Criminal / RICO Trials, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, DeKalb County, Georgia, Education in the South, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., Michael Thurmond, Uncategorized | 12 Comments

An open letter to DeKalb citizens

The recent $7.5 million settlement in Heery case severely shortchanged the taxpayers and children in DeKalb County. Heery over billed and mismanaged the DeKalb Schools’ SPLOST program to the tune of approximately $100 million. I know that the case would … Continue reading

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