Monthly Archives: February 2012

Good news from Superintendent Atkinson and the board: Streamlining spending to focus on classrooms

Today’s DeKalb News from the AJC DeKalb schools to shake employees from central office The school board met behind closed doors Tuesday for more than three hours with Superintendent Cheryl Atkinson, then emerged for a public vote to approve her … Continue reading

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February is National Dating Violence Awareness Month

Did you know that February was proclaimed National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month?   Dating Violence 101 1 in 3 adolescents is a victim of dating violence or abuse Teen dating violence and abuse is a pattern of destructive behaviors … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Request Under Georgia’s Open Meetings Act

On February 14, 2012, DeKalb School Watch sent the following e-mail to each member of the DeKalb County School System Board of Education: Please tell us if you personally met with District Attorney Robert James, to discuss alleged wrongdoing by … Continue reading

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Reminder: ICS lottery information [Mar 9]

Just a reminder that the application lottery for the International Community School (ICS), an elementary school that will relocate to Medlock Elementary’s grounds, is open through March 9: The International Community School (ICS), a tuition-free, public charter school, is accepting … Continue reading

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REMINDER: Hearing on TOTAL BAN on CELL TOWERS on SCHOOL PROPERTIES!

Be informed and make a difference!  „State Rep. Karla Drenner, D-Avondale Estates, will introduce legislation banning construction of the towers near schools because of concerns about radiation safety. WHAT: Hearing on Proposal to Ban Cellphone Towers on School Properties WHEN: 11:30 a.m. … Continue reading

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