Tune in to the Board meeting Monday, January 7 at 6PM: Should be interesting!

Tune in Monday at 6:00 PM to the DEKALB BOARD OF EDUCATION WORK SESSION & MEETING. You can stream it online [click here] or watch live on PDS Comcast 24. Or for some real fun – go in person!

NOTICE OF DEKALB BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETINGS
The DeKalb Board of Education will hold the following meetings on Monday, January 7, 2013:

4:30pm Called Meeting to adjourn to Executive Session for the purpose of discussing legal and personnel and matters – Cabinet Room/J. David Williamson Board Room

6:00pm Work Session & Meeting
J. David Williamson Board Room
Robert R. Freeman Administrative & Instructional Complex
1701 Mountain Industrial Boulevard
Stone Mountain, GA 30083

Meeting information can be accessed online by going to: www.dekalb.k12.ga.us, click on Leadership, go to eBoard Home Page and click on the date for the meeting agenda\information.

BOARD MEMBERS:
Dr. Eugene P. ‘Gene’ Walker, Chair
Ms. Sarah Copelin-Wood
Mr. Jesse ‘Jay’ Cunningham, Jr.
Ms. Donna G. Edler
Ms. Nancy T. Jester
Mr. James L. ‘Jim’ McMahan
Mr. Marshall D. Orson
Dr. Pamela A. Speaks
Dr. Melvin Johnson

Dr. Cheryl L. H. Atkinson, Superintendent

D. CITIZEN COMMENTS

1. Marilyn Walton
2. Ike Hall
3. Monica Foderingham
4. Jordan Brown
5. Marla Kelly
6. Carla Weston-Brown
7. John Evans
8. Jamila Crenchaw
9. Loreen Booker-Brown
10. Derrick Thomas
11. Amy Trocchi
12. Marcia Coward
13. Khalid Muhammad Ali Farrakhan
14. Charlie Hardnett

AGENDA

F. ORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD
1. Election of Chair and Vice Chair for the 2013 Calendar Year
Presented by: Dr. Eugene P. ‘Gene’ Walker, Board Chair

G. ACTION ITEMS

1. Establishment of Dates & Times of DeKalb Board of Education Meetings for 2013
Presented by: Board Chair-Elect

2. Official Functions of the Board for Calendar Year 2013
Presented by: Board Chair-Elect

H. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

I. REVIEW OF AGENDA ITEMS FOR THE JANUARY 14, 2013 BUSINESS MEETING
1. Approval of Minutes
Presented by: Dr. Cheryl L.H. Atkinson, Superintendent

2. Approval of Financial Monthly Report
Presented by: Mr. Michael J. Perrone, Chief Financial Officer, Division of Finance

3. Approval of Human Resources Monthly Report
Presented by: Dr. Tekshia M. Ward-Smith, Chief Human Resources Officer, Division of Human Resources

4. Purchase of Multicultural Libraries for Schools Serving English Learners (ELs)
Presented by: Dr. Kathleen S. Howe, Deputy Superintendent, Division of Curriculum & Instruction

5. Math Science Partnership (MSP) Grant Reimbursement to Georgia Tech Research Corporation
Presented by: Dr. Kathleen S. Howe, Deputy Superintendent, Division of Curriculum & Instruction

6. Chamblee Charter High School Technology Package
Presented by: Mr. Gary L. Brantley, Chief Information Officer, Division of Management Information Systems

7. Martin Luther King High School Renovation Technology Package
Presented by: Mr. Gary L. Brantley, Chief Information Officer, Division of Management Information Systems

8. Instructional Data Management System (IDMS)
Presented by: Mr. Gary L. Brantley, Chief Information Officer, Division of Management Information Systems

9. Wireless Access for all Schools (Placeholder)
Presented by: Mr. Gary L. Brantley, Chief Information Officer, Division of Management Information Systems

10.New Bus Title Transfer
Presented by: Mr. Stephen M. Wilkins, Chief Operations Officer, Division of Operations

11.Kingsley Charter Elementary School Sports Court Donation Approval
Presented by: Mr. Stephen M. Wilkins, Chief Operations Officer, Division of Operations

12.Arabia Mountain Green Cleaning Program Service Contract Award
Presented by: Mr. Stephen M. Wilkins, Chief Operations Officer, Division of Operations

13.CMAQ Georgia Diesel Retrofit Project
Presented by: Mr. Stephen M. Wilkins, Chief Operations Officer, Division of Operations

14.Approval of Bread Products, Bid #13-23
Presented by: Mr. Stephen M. Wilkins, Chief Operations Officer, Division of Operations

15.Approval of Sanitation Services & Materials Award, Bid #13-20
Presented by: Mr. Stephen M. Wilkins, Chief Operations Officer, Division of Operations

16.First Read: Approval of 2016-2017 Proposed School Organization
Presented by: Mr. Stephen M. Wilkins, Chief Operations Officer, Division of Operations

This action requests Board approval of the draft 2016-2017 Proposed School Organization for public feedback. This action supports the staff’s work with the Georgia Department of Education (GA DOE) in its development of the Five-Year Local Facilities Plan.
This action seeks approval of the recommended 2016-2017 Proposed School Organization for the DeKalb County School District.
A Proposed School Organization is required for a school district to continue its participation in the State’s Capital Outlay program. A Proposed School Organization is part of the Five-Year Local Facilities Plan.
Final approval of the 2016-2017 Proposed School Organization for the DeKalb County School District is required in January 2013 to meet the May 2013 deadline for final submission of the District’s Five-Year Local Facilities Plan to the Georgia State Board of Education for approval.
Approval allows the District to continue receiving State Capital Outlay Entitlement over the next four years.

(Two related documents are uploaded below)
DCSS 2016-2017 School Organization
Proposed 2016-2016 School Organization-from-E-board

J. OTHER\BOARD COMMENTS (2 minutes each)

K. ANNOUNCEMENTS
1. DeKalb Board of Education Business Meeting, 6:00pm, Monday, January 14, 2013, J. David Williamson Board Room, Robert R. Freeman Administrative & Instructional Complex, 1701 Mountain Industrial Boulevard, Stone Mountain

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128 Responses to Tune in to the Board meeting Monday, January 7 at 6PM: Should be interesting!

  1. Tekshia Ward-Smith presented the HR report. Nov 1 – Nov 26. Had 43 vacancies at the end of the report. Now we have 57 vacancies. 42 teachers took the retirement incentive.

  2. Thanks for reporting on the skipped board chair vote. I missed that part – had a phone call.

  3. Embarrassed Employee says:

    No one ever knows the answer to anything that is asked of them.

  4. Dr Howe asked for $280,000+ for multi cultural library as recommended in the last state audit. $160,000 for a GA Tech contract for teacher development – math & science instruction. [grant fund] Dr Walker asked if we had improvement across grades. hem. haw. yes, but not in Q2 but overall, um, Atkinson says wait till we have a workshop on that… Walker [Always the politician] wants to see where we are. Lots of talk and misinformation. I want the record straight. Specifically requesting a report on where we stand academically with our beautiful children in this county.

  5. Just another day in Paradise says:

    That is absolutely insane. It’s called Excel, people. Even if the district didn’t purchase an expensive textbook program, the Textbook Coordinator should have (and could have) been tracking the incoming & outgoing textbooks. Apparently he didn’t. And this person was one that was rehired in the same position after people in the central office were let go in June. It is well known that schools could call and say that they needed books and books would be taken from one school and delivered to another…no documentation needed or signatures required. This has been going on for several years. Books have been purchased and distributed, but there probably IS no documentation in the Textbook Office.

    The Finance Division could start by pulling purchase orders. They ARE electronic. All purchase orders list books by title, number of books ordered, and value of the books. Heck, they even list the ISBN’s. I don’t think they’re looking very hard. The vendors will also provide the delivery slips. They can be cross-referenced with the purchase orders. That can be used to determine what went TO the warehouse. As far as what happened after it got to the warehouse? That’s up to Atkinson and the Textbook Office to explain.

  6. bettyandveronica1 says:

    On the reimbursement for science teacher training… I can’t stand this…”let’s see how well we are doing academically, can you speak to this” let;s take up up time to speak to setting the record straight…blah blah.

    Where was his concern about the children as he stuffed the halls with his kin?

  7. Embarrassed Employee says:

    Mr. Brantley made a grand total of $111k in 2012….in corporate he probably wouldn’t earn 60k. He isn’t teaching one child to read or count. Welcome to DeKalb.

  8. thedeal2 says:

    I swear I almost thought they were putting off these agenda items because they might not actually be a board at that time. Wishful thinking. Gene Walker’s inspirational comments at the beginning proved his absolutely cluelessness. Telling US to keep our focus on the kids?

  9. Embarrassed Employee says:

    Did you think he was going to say heck no I am not confident I can get this done.

  10. Brantley: Technology – Chamblee HS $2.4 million – SPLOST III funds. Walker asked if it’s for the new school or the one in place now [?!]

    MLK technology package $1.1 million – SPLOST III. CCHS is a new package. MLK is just for the renovation of the new 9th grade wing.

    McMahan asked if technologies will be equitable… Yes.

    Data management software package – School Net – $625,034. Second renewal. Total contract was originally $7 million. $3 million now. Saved $4 million. Atkinson: Better negotiating.

    Wireless: Access for all schools. All schools will have the same wireless devices. Aggressive plan – beginning of next school year. $4.5 million.

    Brantley is developing a website to track all of his projects. Public can see. Will be up in about a week.

    Brantley says only about 35% of schools are wireless. That includes even schools deemed “wireless” due to a wireless cart with an access point.

  11. Wilkins – Bus title transfer. 3 buses from the City Schools of Decatur – for $10 each.

    Kingsley Charter sports donation – from the foundation $14,946. To install a sports court. CVA sports will install. Speaks asked if we need to amend policy that says staff must install. Wilkins says he will certainly oversee installation, but policy may need changed. Speaks asks Atkinson to bring new policy to the board. Walker commends foundation. Not tax dollars. Donations.

    Arabia Mt Green Clean service. A Action $131,352.

    CMAQ GA diesel retrofit. Matching grant $526,000 GA Dept Nat Resources. 12 school buses – 2 with natural gas. SPLOST dollars for our share.

    Bread products: Earth Grains. School nutrition is a self-sustaining entity.

    Sanitation services. School nutrition. Portion-Pak.

  12. Board comments. None. Adjourned.

  13. What is the “theme” of the theme school proposed?? Why doesn’t anyone ever ask this question??

  14. Bye bye says:

    Did anyone catch the nature of the lawsuit or the name of the lawsuit that we just employed two new law firms for? It is disappointing that Marshall and Jim voted to employee these law firms. So much for new blood meaning different outcomes. Do we not have a stable of attorneys that we are already paying?
    And it certainly seemed to me that Marshall is leaning towards having fewer meetings which probably means less public input! what is wrong with him?

  15. You are so right, Just another day in Paradise. Something doesn’t smell right about this textbook deal. And for Atkinson to just say, it’s not electronic and too hard to piece together, but going forward we will do better is ridiculous!! Heads should roll over this one if not generate some legal trouble. Someone better show where the money went. Someone better dig up some receipts – or go back to the vendor to recreate them. At one point, we saw the list of spending from this fund and King & Spalding was actually paid around $77,000 from this fund! Like I said, something smells here. Do not allow them to sweep this one under the rug.

  16. bettyandveronica1 says:

    Can I pay you tomorrow for a hamburger today? Nothing like the we’ll get back to you network of folks we got running this show. I cam in where Nancy was yet again asking for something. I swear we need 20 minutes at the start of every board meeting added on just to answer the questions these board members ask. WE NEVER HEAR THE OUTCOMES. She actually said we can talk offline to Howe. All questions should be addressed to the Sup. She shouldn’t even be sitting with the Board members. She should be down there with her almighty team answering questions.

  17. Parent/Teacher says:

    If they have no way of tracking textbooks then why do we have to scan them in each semester?

  18. About the law suit – it’s the Gibson case. The same one with the text messages. [Julie Onienen] Not sure why they need more lawyers, as she already had Mike Bowers. So yes, we are very disappointed that Marshall and Jim both voted to spend more money on lawyers. Sigh!

  19. thedeal2 says:

    All-in-all, it looks like the SACS probation and all of the information that has been released over the last month has had zero effect on this board. It was business as usual. Disappointing? Yes. Surprising? I guess not. Nothing surprises me with this group anymore.

    Everyone PLEASE take 10 minutes to write a note to the state BOE before January 17 to let them know how you feel about our existing board. This is really our only chance for a do-over. If we miss this chance, we are stuck.

  20. EAV Mom says:

    I’ve been looking over the latest capacity charts and hope someone can help me to understand. It shows Midvale with 0% enrollment in 2016. I haven’t heard anything about it closing. Also shows Laurel Ridge at 0% (could be merged with Fernbank, maybe). But then, McNair DLA also shows 0% and its a brand new school? Same goes for Pine Ridge, Robert Shaw, Stone Mill and Vanderlyn. Are they considering closing these schools or is this just a badly completed chart….which is highly likely considering DCSS is prone to misinformation and low quality output.

  21. We absolutely agree with you.

    Administrative staff should have to be prepared with answers to board members’ questions by the very next board meeting, even if it is a called meeting the next day — and their answers must be published online for those who attended (or watched) the board meeting where the questions were asked.

    Good idea about addressing ALL questions to the Superintendent! She is responsible for the work of her subordinates. That would certainly address SACS’ complaints about the board asking the staff too many questions. The questions should be directed to the Superintendent.

    The Superintendent doesn’t sit with her so-called team because she is supposed to be an ex-officio member of the board and also board secretary. Which begs the question — if the Superintendent is supposed to be the board secretary, why isn’t her administrative assistant taking meeting notes and publishing the minutes in a timely manner (i.e., BEFORE the next board meeting). Get rid of those two overpaid, under-talented board “secretaries.”

    We also are sick of hearing “going forward we will do things differently” or “do things better.” In general, they are talking about things that other school systems — and certainly billion dollar businesses — already do. Atkinson and her whole team are completely unqualified for whatever it is they were hired to do.

  22. Raised a good teacher says:

    My daughter has been teaching for 5 years at a title 1 school. Her salary is less today than when she started teaching. She’s ready to move on. Why don’t they ever report allotting more dollars to the teachers rather than to programs?

  23. anothercomment says:

    This is the problem with too large school Districts, no one knows anything. So everyone points the finger at everyone else. So much waste and corruption. That is why School districts should consist of true local control, one Local High School large ( two absolutely maximum if it is say a town the size of Sandy Springs where you would have Riverwood and Northwoods ) But most would be like Marietta and Decatur, just the one High School, one middle and 2-4 Elementary Schools. But we need in Georgia what is missing and still existings in many states, multiple graduation paths. College Bound Regents and a General Diploma where the students would spend the afternoon of their junior and senior year going to a Vo-tech school that would be shared by 2-3 nearby districts. The Vo-tech students would learn real trades where they would be employable when they graduated from high school at a wage well above minimum wage. They could learn Auto Mechanics, Diesel Mechanics, Small Engine Mechanics and be certified by various mfg., GM, Ford, Kia; They could learn how to operate a computer guided equipment that is being used in our Factories today ( local mfgs. could partner with the school, to have a pool of employees ready to train, you can of course have Hairs Styling and Nail technician, so they are read to take the exams. ( Senior Citizens, Poor and even other students can benefit by getting low cost or free practice hair styles. Computer and Cell Phone repair could be taught as these are careers with continued demand. Then their is always the need for Plumbers, electricians, welders, HVAC technicians as well as Carpenters. We also need paramedics, nurses aides, home health aides, and a variety of health care field.

    We are wasting our money and depressing our children by forcing them all to take Math that only a very few will ever use. A math that 95% of the teachers can not even teach. The Math teachers make up names and crazy methods so parents can’t even help their children when they get stuck. I have a Master’s in Engineering and a Graduate degree in Architecture. We use to take office polls of who actually used Calculus after college graduation, only one Mechanical Engineer replied that he ever did over 25 years ago to do load calculations, prior to load calculation packages being applicable. We need to get back to teaching the majority of our students basic algebra combined with Statistics in 9th grade, Geometry in 10th, Trig in 11th, Business Math and Practical Math in 12th; we could call it math four living. How to balance our Check book, Debit Card, understanding Debits and Credits, Managing Debits, Financing College, Managing your bills, saving for retirement, doing your income tax, managing a small business, applying for a small business loan , we can even throw in tat here what do you do if the power goes out how do you make change at the register.

  24. Tired Parent says:

    We all at some point have stumbled over words every now and then. We all have been tongue tied at some point when we have read something. I logon on here to receive facts and what do I see? Little kids playing online. I want to applaud this site again and the owner for trying to keep us updated with facts.

  25. Gene Walker asked about Academic outcomes. Of course, he can easily look this up online at the Georgia DOE himself, but here are a few stats as to our test scores:

    2012 Overall Passing Rates
    CRCT Math AMO = 75.7%
    CRCT Reading/ELA AMO = 80%

    3rd Grade – Georgia Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT)
    Percentage of Students at Each Performance Level: Comparison For All Students

    2008-9
    Reading: 12% Does not meet / 61% Meets / 27% Exceeds
    English/Lang Arts: 19% Does not meet / 54% Meets / 27% Exceeds
    Mathematics: 32% Does not meet / 39% Meets / 28% Exceeds
    Social Studies: 32% Does not meet / 55% Meets / 13% Exceeds
    Science: 31% Does not meet / 46% Meets / 23% Exceeds

    2009-10
    Reading: 11% Does not meet / 59% Meets / 30% Exceeds
    English/Lang Arts: 19% Does not meet / 53% Meets / 28% Exceeds
    Mathematics: 30% Does not meet / 44% Meets / 26% Exceeds
    Social Studies: 32% Does not meet / 54% Meets / 13% Exceeds
    Science: 30% Does not meet / 49% Meets / 21% Exceeds

    2010-11
    Reading: 13% Does not meet / 54% Meets / 33% Exceeds
    English/Lang Arts: 22% Does not meet / 51% Meets / 27% Exceeds
    Mathematics: 33% Does not meet / 38% Meets / 29% Exceeds
    Social Studies: 29% Does not meet / 50% Meets / 20% Exceeds
    Science: 31% Does not meet / 42% Meets / 27% Exceeds

    Click here to see these and more data on our academic results. There are racial breakdowns included and they show that white and multi-racial students are testing far better than African-American and Hispanic students. Asians also do quite well, however, they have much higher numbers of students in the ‘does not meet’ category than whites and multi.

  26. howdy1942 says:

    DSW – I agree!! On some date, someone issued a purchase request to spend money to buy textbooks, and that request had to be approved by somebody. Some company received that request and delivered the textbooks. If there is no record, that information should be requested by all companies providing textbooks to Dekalb County – there should be a list of those vendors. If Dr. Atkinson nor anyone on her staff can produce that record, then it did not happen – $12 million was approved and expected to be spent on textbooks. If it was – show the purchase requisition. If it was not, then Dr. Atkinson did not do her job. Does this make sense?

    Not ordering textbooks with money that had been approved by the school board for children who have no textbooks seems to me to be grossly negligent.

  27. Not only grossly negligent, but criminally fraudulent as well.

    It is quite unbelievable that Atkinson says there is no record of textbook purchases, if, indeed, any textbooks at all were purchased. You, howdy1942, have just pointed out multiple ways to obtain the information.

  28. Embarrassed Employee says:

    Dear DSW,
    Could you please take a moment to explain how you all choose to delete posts? I value your time and I am respectful in my posts. I don’t think it was out of order to point out how much Mr. Brantley makes and based upon HIS preparedness for his reporting session we are paying him too much. His salary and all GA employees is public record. I beg parents, employees, and media to plug in all these names and see how much we are paying these people to give us FLUFF. Look at expense reports and see how much people are being reimbursed. We can’t afford to send anyone anywhere and pay them UNTIL we bring everyone up to their correct pay according to the schedule.
    Again thank you for providing us with this blog.
    E.E.

  29. Embarrassed Employee says:

    As an aside….it just really makes people wander who is behind DSW and what are your own personal motives…..is it employees? Parents? Palace staff? It’s really hard to tell.

  30. Teachingmom says:

    I cannot believe that at the very least there is not a binder with purchase orders for textbooks. Also, hello, vendor records??? Whenever I order anything through county office I have to send in the packing slip via courier asap. I know a lot of folks at county are incompetent but I cannot believe that someone on the front line ordered those books and didn’t file a a copy of the purchase order. This only goes back to 09/10 (28 million missing in 3 years, lovely). I wonder who does the actual ordering? I bet it is one lower level person or even secretary—now is the time to speak up. Of course, the real reason is that this money did NOT get spent on textbooks, which is why the schools have shortages. This to me is the ultimate robbing of the children, you took their book money, REALLY??? And if not, PROVE IT.

  31. bettyandveronica1 says:

    Dekalb inside out or DSW
    So I am confused. The 12/6 utilization report was shown to be incorrect because there was a line truncated and then they fixed it. This fix brought utilization back to where it should be . However when they released it it was still wrong showing system wide utilization of 45%. Did they really approve, mention,refer to the incorrect utilization report. This would have been the one with sagamore at 153%, McClendon at 154% Vanderlyn at 0%

  32. A DCSD Mom says:

    B and V…the enrollment numbers were not a part of last night’s presentation. They pulled that document. I have no idea why it was originally posted but it was not part of the new draft proposal.

  33. @Embarrassed: We are not employees, palace staff or any such connection. We do reserve the right to pull comments. We pulled the conversation about Brantley because it was rude. It went beyond the salary he makes to criticizing his speaking and pronunciations. Feel free to post salaries and question the value, but personal, mean-spirited attacks on staff will be deleted. Those kinds of comments are what demeans the value of this blog. It’s often referred to as “trolling” and takes serious conversations off point and into petty, unrelated arguments. We have decided not to tolerate it whatsoever.

  34. @ A DCSD Mom: The reason we are interested in the enrollment/capacity charts is that is it is the tool they used to decide which schools to close/consolidate. The charts have fluctuated wildly over the past 5-6 years and have been compiled by an assortment of people. Which one are we to believe? We are working on a post highlighting the comparisons. We just aren’t sure the staff is working from reliable projections.

  35. thedeal2 says:

    @DSW, not to show any disrespect for the work you are doing on enrollment and capacity, but isn’t worrying about something as detailed as that a little like rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic? It seems to me that either we will go forward with a new group (fingers crossed) who will most likely start over. That would be exhausting but necessary given the incompetency we currently have at all levels. If I were a new administrator to our system, I wouldn’t trust anything produced by the existing administration. Or we will go forward with who we have now. That group could not care less about actual data or accuracy or any proof you show them that they are wrong. We are doomed with this group whether we show them the facts or not.

    Just my thoughts. I hate for those of us who work so hard to improve our schools to spin our wheels on something that those who need to see it won’t care about. Of course, you know all of this and are still doing it, so you must have a good reason.

  36. plusone says:

    @Dsw..the comments regarding his misprounciation were not Troll like comments. He is a professional presenting information to the public. He appeared to be providing the scripted.answers that Gene.wanted.to hear. I guess we have to respect your blog rules. His salary does appear to be bloated and it was based upon Georgia Records I also looked it up. O well….

  37. Dunwoody Taxpayer says:

    @DSW say “Click here to see these and more data on our academic results.”

    Are the actual tests (previous, not upcoming) available online? I’d like to see what *exactly* is emphasized in a brief test covering such a significant amount of material.

    Do questions repetitively cover the exact same topic effectively repeating the same question over and over? If so, “teaching to the test” becomes much more manageable. How many of the questions have the answer embedded and require no prior knowledge? How many use pictures so that reading is de-emphasized? How many of the multiple-guess answers are obviously wrong (e.g., the capital of Georgia is a) Orlando b) Washington [trick answer] c) Atlanta or d) Pink)? Are the questions themselves factually accurate, such as “Which of the following captured Chief Joseph in Georgia? a)…b)…c)…d)…”?

    Seems like parents and taxpayers might benefit from seeing these tests. After all the curriculum upon which they are (allegedly) based IS available and I suspect our tax dollars paid for them.

    Also, it might even be nice to know exactly who writes these questions, on which continent they reside and who selects which questions appear on each test.

  38. DeKalb Inside Out says:

    I found the enrollment capacity report buried in a PROPOSED 2016 – 2017 SCHOOL ORGANIZATION ATTENDANCE ZONE ADJUSTMENTS, AND BOND FINANCING committee meeting presentation on 12/6/2012

    Ms Jester asked about it last night. They said it was still in DRAFT and not FINAL (like everything else I suppose).

  39. @Dunwoody Taxpayer … We encourage you to explore and familiarize yourself with the Georgia Department of Education website. It is user-friendly. You may also direct questions to your Georgia Board of Education representative. And, using Google to search is another good option.

    We are not being coy. We simply do not have the time to answer your questions because we would have to perform the same search we are suggesting you do in order to answer your questions. We would be happy, however, to publish information you find. Please include the URLs with any information you send to us.

  40. concerned citizen says:

    Did anyone say where the 4.5 milllion for wireless is coming from? And will this wireless just be for the office or will it be in all classrooms? Are the bandwidth and software additional expenses?

    The proper answer that should have been given about the textbooks is, “The District Attorney is going to help us with that.”

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