Monthly Archives: February 2013

Lapping at the Public Trough …

Here’s what a Million $,$$$,$$$ of [_______________]  looks like. You fill in the blank.                       

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A rebuttal

Let’s take Gene Walker’s editorial in today’s Patch point by point: The Governor is wrong in his decision to suspend members of the DeKalb County Board of Education.  [Your opinion, Gene. Many of us disagree and in fact, think the … Continue reading

Posted in GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., Gene Walker, Georgia Education, Georgia State Board of Education, SACS/Accreditation, Uncategorized | 11 Comments

A Glimmer of Hope

Here’s a link to Rep. Tom Taylor’s bill to amend Georgia’s state constitution to allow creation of new, locally controlled school districts. Taylor’s bill was dropped Monday, February 25, 2013: The core of the amendment, HR-486, is: …to authorize any … Continue reading

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Gov. Deal Suspends Six DeKalb School Board Members

Talk about unintended consequences! We deeply apologize — we are obviously just naive bloggers and didn’t see this one coming. Basically, when we, the public, all called on the State Board to ask the Governor to remove the DeKalb Board … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, Fraud & Corruption, Friends-and-Family, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., Georgia State Board of Education, Michael Thurmond, School Construction, SPLOST IV | Tagged , , | 37 Comments

FWIW

For what it’s worth … “The DeKalb County School [System] has launched a web page dedicated to providing our community with progress and updates regarding the AdvancED SACS Accreditation Review. This website will be updated on an ongoing basis as … Continue reading

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