Monthly Archives: November 2012

Elgart to DeKalb: “Be Prepared”

According to WSB, Mark Elgart is giving ominous warnings to DeKalb county, telling us to “be prepared”. It appears that we have two weeks to get ready, although he doesn’t give details as to what exactly we should prepare for … Continue reading

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Latest DCSS headlines

Below are a couple of news reports on DeKalb Schools that our readers might find interesting: Trial scheduled for former DeKalb school superintendent, one-time aide, her former husband DeKalb County Judge Cynthia Becker set April 15 for the start of … Continue reading

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When adults focus on adults, the children suffer: A DSW editorial

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Why do we do what we do here at the DSW blog? Because in DeKalb county, we all pay a lot of money in taxes that are specifically earmarked to educate nearly 100,000 children in our county and too much … Continue reading

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We’re more broke than our board chair even knows

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According to a new report by Ty Tagami at the AJC, DeKalb is among several school systems in Georgia showing a budget deficit. Well, actually, DeKalb’s deficit is greater than three times the rest combined! And worse, apparently, our board … Continue reading

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“BRIGHT” Opportunities for Our Students

Kingsley Charter School (a conversion charter elementary school) won a competitive, national nomination to The Clorox Company’s Power A Bright Future grant program.  As school budgets nationwide continue to shrink, The Clorox Company’s Power A Bright Future grant program will help fund new or … Continue reading

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