Category Archives: DeKalb County, Georgia

Underfunded underdogs win cross country championship

CLARKSTON, Ga — The Clarkston High School cross country team isn’t wearing letter jackets. They aren’t sporting the newest technology in running shoes. They’re not showing off their new championship rings. This team looks different. They don’t have enough warm-up … Continue reading

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From the U.S. Attorney’s Office: DCSD Reaches Settlement Agreement with Federal Authorities for Harassment Based on Religion and National Origin

The DeKalb County School District Reaches Settlement Agreement with Federal Authorities for Harassment Based on Religion and National Origin Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—November 18, 2014. The Department of Justice and United States Attorney’s Office reached a settlement agreement today with the DeKalb … Continue reading

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Whew! We Dodged a Bullet! For Now…

We could be in big trouble in DeKalb. A person who did not bother to campaign or meet his constituents or let District 1 voters know where he stood on critical issues facing DeKalb County garnered enough votes to go … Continue reading

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October 8, 2014 Board Meeting

The DeKalb Board of Education will hold the following public hearings and meetings on Wednesday, October 8, 2014: (These were originally scheduled for Monday, October 6, 2014.) 1:30pm 2nd Charter District Public Hearing J. David Williamson Board Room, Robert R. … Continue reading

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What’s happening these days at the DeKalb County School District?

We admit – we have been lying down on the job! As stated before, we all also work at ‘regular’ jobs and have all been very busy this fall. Forgive us. But our wonderful readers continue to send us news … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Budget Cuts, Charter School, DeKalb County, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, DeKalb County, Georgia, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., Michael Thurmond, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 18 Comments