Monthly Archives: September 2012

2012 Education Summit underway in NYC

Great education discussions are going on at the national level right now. For the third year in a row, NBC News is hosting a national Education Nation Summit in New York City. The three-day event will bring together more than … Continue reading

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DCCS – DeKalb County Caste System (An Essay)

The newly renamed DeKalb County School District (DCSD) has been in the news a lot lately. Because its leaders apparently avoid talking to the media, the DCSD taps highly paid “communications consultants” to claim that “staff attrition” will correct DeKalb … Continue reading

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More mounting legal fees in DeKalb schools

After stating publicly at the Emory Lavista Parent Council meeting that she gave Ron Ramsey a promotion and a raise to run an internal legal division in order to save money on outside law firms, we now learn that Dr. … Continue reading

Posted in Budget Cuts, Co-conspirators, Criminal / RICO Trials, Fraud & Corruption, Heery Mitchell Civil Case | Tagged , , | 53 Comments

Whistleblower Safety: Information for your Protection

To report fraud and abuse in DeKalb County School System, we CANNOT recommend using DCSS’s own “Whistleblower Hotline”, which feeds your input — and your identity — directly to Ron Ramsey of Internal Affairs. Nor do we endorse sending information concerning … Continue reading

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The letter war continues: SACS responds, and they’re coming in!

From the AJC Get Schooled blog: In a letter today, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools informed DeKalb Schools that it intends to pay a site visit Oct. 17 -19 to address its ongoing concerns over governance and leadership … Continue reading

Posted in DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, SACS/Accreditation | Tagged | 98 Comments