Monthly Archives: December 2012

Happy New Year: Reflecting on 2012

As we really do sincerely wish you all a Happy New Year, we pause to reflect on all of the DeKalb schools drama that we have witnessed in one short year, 2012.  The easiest way to recap is to simply … Continue reading

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All the SACS info you ever wanted to know and more, at Nancy Jester’s blog

Have you all been following [District 1 school board rep] Nancy Jester’s blog?  Nancy is telling it like it is in a blog series about SACS and the misinformation we all have as to what SACS accreditation is really all … Continue reading

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State Board of Education has summoned the DeKalb Board to a hearing –

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION STATE OF GEORGIA IN RE: SUSPENSION HEARING OF THE BOARD MEMBERS OF THE DEKALB COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION. NOTICE AND ORDER The Georgia State Board of Education (“State Board”) hereby gives notice to the Members of … Continue reading

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From Nancy Jester’s blog: “Process Versus Results – Accreditation by SACS”

Nancy Jester posted a letter on her blog the other day outlining her thoughts on the SACS action putting DeKalb on probation. Today, she posted another in what looks to be a series of blog posts on the subject.  She … Continue reading

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Were 300 jobs really eliminated from the central office?

Or were they simply reshuffled to other departments resulting in little to no savings to our budget? Dr. Atkinson is quoted as stating to many people that 303 jobs were eliminated from the central office. The operative words are “central … Continue reading

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