Monthly Archives: March 2013

Charter school clusters – a possible alternative to city schools?

Click the link below to read about Druid Hills latest effort to become a charter system. Druid Hills parents may use charter law to gain control over school cluster Parents from Druid Hills High School and the middle and five … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Charter School, Charter School Amendment, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 90 Comments

BREAKING NEWS! Live Video of Michael Thurmond Addressing Brookhaven City Council Meeting

The Brookhaven Post is streaming LIVE the meeting of the Brookhaven city Council.  Tonight, at 7 PM, Superintendent Michael Thurmond, accompanied by State Representative Mike Jacobs, will speak to the Brookhaven City Council.  We encourage everyone to tune in! That … Continue reading

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The elephants in the palace

On the heels of the first meeting of the new DeKalb School Board, and now that reality has set in, we would like to revisit several “Big” items that are still lurking in the halls of the Palace, presenting major hurdles … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Crawford Lewis, Criminal / RICO Trials, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, DeKalb County, Georgia, Fraud & Corruption, Heery Mitchell Civil Case, SPLOST III, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 83 Comments

Recap on the March 20 new board meeting

Last night’s inaugural School Board meeting overall was a pleasant surprise. We are encouraged that a majority of the new Board members are unafraid to dig and ask questions of the staff. We are particularly (and surprisingly) encouraged by Thad … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., Georgia State Board of Education, Michael Thurmond, School Closings / Redistricting, Uncategorized | 82 Comments

Serious Concerns About Tonight’s Agenda

About the agenda for the March 20, 2013 (tonight) board meeting – we have some serious concerns. Looking at the reports, nothing much seems to have changed.  We are shocked that Michael Thurmond is not doing his job as superintendent … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, DeKalb County, Georgia, Fraud & Corruption, Friends-and-Family, Jim McMahan, Michael Thurmond, School Construction, SPLOST IV, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 26 Comments