Monthly Archives: February 2013

On the subject of Eugene P. Walker

We have posted information all over the DeKalb School Watch blogs – both the original and DSW2 – highlighting all of the issues we have uncovered about Gene Walker; his lack of ethics, his bullying tactics, his misogynistic ways, his … Continue reading

Posted in DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, Education in the South, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., Gene Walker, Georgia State Board of Education, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 30 Comments

Six school board seats open to applicants

From the Dunwoody Patch: The nominating panel that Gov. Nathan Deal assembled has begun accepting applications for candidates to fill the seats of suspended members of the DeKalb County school board. On Monday, the governor announced that he is signing … Continue reading

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The Measure of the Man

Taken from the Official Code of Georgia Annotated (O.C.G.A.), listed below are a “baker’s dozen” — requirements that directly apply to DCSS Superintendent Michael Thurmond. How many boxes does he tick off as superintendent?    Ignore, if you can, Thurmond’s … Continue reading

Posted in Budget Cuts, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, Michael Thurmond, SACS/Accreditation, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 29 Comments

He Said, She Said. Jester and Elgart face off.

It sure seems odd that the President of AdvancEd, Mark Elgart, is so bothered by a Dunwoody housewife and stay-at-home-mother, albeit one with a calculator and a blog. He’s focused some very unexpected and unwarranted venom towards Nancy Jester. What’s … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, Nancy Jester, SACS/Accreditation, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 42 Comments

To DCSS BOE: You’re On Your Own

Representative Mike Jacobs, 80th District, along with co-sponsor Scott Holcomb, 81st District, have introduced a bill in the Georgia General Assembly  that would block school board members facing removal from using taxpayer dollars for their own defense. Code Section 20-2-73 of … Continue reading

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