Monthly Archives: July 2013

Other Districts Skimming Dekalb’s Best Teachers

We have received reports that other local districts are filling their last-minute vacancies with many of our best teachers. With only a few weeks to go before school opens, many DeKalb County School District principals have discovered unexpected teaching vacancies … Continue reading

Posted in DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, DeKalb County [GA] School System Retirees, DeKalb County, Georgia, Georgia Education, Michael Thurmond, Teacher Contracts | Tagged | 48 Comments

Discussions…

There are so many issues being discussed this week, we thought we’d just clue our readers in to a few, in case you’ve been on vacation… First, Kyle Wingfield of the AJC wrote a very revealing opinion piece in this … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Budget Cuts, Common Core Curriculum, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, Georgia State Board of Education, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 39 Comments

The new cars are here! The new cars are here!

We found this on Nancy Jester’s Facebook page: You know what will help remedy the problems in DCSS? Some shiny new sedans for administrators! Remember back on March 20th our new BOE voted to approve the purchase of approximately $1.7 … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Budget Cuts, Nancy Jester, School Construction, School Funding, SPLOST IV | Tagged , , , | 99 Comments

Oh the connections, they are more tangled than ever

DSW has found out about some very new and interesting connections. In conversation about newly appointed board member, Dr. Joyce Morley, also known as “The Love Doctor”, we were informed that there is another “Love Doctor” acting in this scene … Continue reading

Posted in DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, DeKalb County, Georgia, Education in the South, Fraud & Corruption, Friends-and-Family, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 63 Comments

Breaking News: Judge sustains suspensions of two former DeKalb school board members

From On Common Ground News: Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that chief administrative law Judge Maxwell Woods has sustained the suspensions of two DeKalb County school board members who petitioned for their reinstatement earlier this year. Woods ruled that both … Continue reading

Posted in DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A. | Tagged , , | 16 Comments