Monthly Archives: August 2012

Congrats to Jimmy Mac!

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The runoff results are in and Jim McMahan has beat Paul Womack to take the District 4 seat on the school board — with 65% of the votes no less! Congrats Jim!  We look forward to your thoughtful decision-making and … Continue reading

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VOTE for Change. VOTE for McMahan and McGill!

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Do not just HOPE for change, VOTE for change!   Nearly a quarter of the DeKalb school board seats are contested in nonpartisan runoff races in District 4 and District 6. The runoff election is set for tomorrow, Tuesday, August 21, 2012, 7 … Continue reading

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College Prep Community Event

Knowledge for College! 2012 The college prep workshop entitled Knowledge for College! 2012 will be presented by MathSP and co-sponosored by Emory University, Nike, Zoo Atlanta, Access2Admission, Chick-fil-A, The High Museum, The Container Store, Staples, and several other organizations. Knowledge … Continue reading

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Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

Please read today’s (Sunday, August 19, 2012)  Atlanta Journal-Constitution — the print version, not the online one.  Ty Tagami has an excellent, well-researched article on the DeKalb/Heery lawsuit and the Lewis-Pope criminal trial.  It’s worth a trip to the store if … Continue reading

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Could DeKalb Save Millions by Using Open Source Software?

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How One Teacher Built a Computer Lab for Free A regular blog participant sent this 6-minute video. It’s a story about a teacher, Robert Litt in Oakland, California, who taught in a poor school with no computers and no money. … Continue reading

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