Category Archives: Crawford Lewis

The Bridge: Has it filled a gap? No way to tell–nobody tracked it.

We here at DSW2 were wondering what ever happened to the Bridge Initiative and the Balanced Scorecard. Both of these things were brought back from the leadership’s big trip to Harvard in July of 2013 and are still linked on … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Budget Cuts, Crawford Lewis, DeKalb County, Friends-and-Family, Jim McMahan, Michael Thurmond, Ramona Howell Tyson, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

Sunday morning food for thought

We have long skirted the issue of true equity in DeKalb County, GA.  School system (and county) leadership ignore the fact that their decisions, which often enrich themselves personally, can cause irreparable harm to young black students and their parents. Decades after … Continue reading

Posted in Budget Cuts, Crawford Lewis, Criminal / RICO Trials, DeKalb County, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, Education in the South, Michael Thurmond | Tagged | 19 Comments

Another call for a full forensic audit

Continuing on our recent theme >> The numbers just don’t add up. One of our regular contributors has spent more time delving into the DeKalb School District’s projected budgets vs actual budgets and the resulting strange, incongruent reports provided by … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Budget Cuts, Crawford Lewis, Criminal / RICO Trials, DeKalb County [GA] School System Retirees, Michael Thurmond, Ramona Howell Tyson, Superintendent Search | Tagged , , | 18 Comments

Take the survey – and leave comments here!

DeKalb County Council of PTAs is conducting a survey to record your views on our school district and its progress. The survey is open now through October 31, 2014. Please take a few minutes to share your thoughts. To take … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Common Core Curriculum, Crawford Lewis, DeKalb County, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, Education in the South, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., Georgia, Georgia Education | Tagged , | 9 Comments

Crawford Lewis’ sentence is overturned on appeal

So he’s free at last! Crawford Lewis will not be going to prison and in fact, as far as we know, he is not only free to move about the cabin, but taxpayers will continue to pay his very large … Continue reading

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