Monthly Archives: September 2013

Why, of course DeKalb school system should partner with DeKalb county commissioners…

At a recent Brookhaven City meeting, Interim Lee May had a ‘revelation’… The DeKalb County School System needs to work in concert more with county government to improve its schools, interim county CEO Lee May said in Brookhaven last week. … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, DeKalb County, Georgia | 27 Comments

Friday Fun — It’s all relative!

Is it no wonder that we all ‘see’ the world and our circumstances in it differently? Enjoy this “Prezi” and think about it over the weekend… Happy Friday! The magical theory of relativity

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Thurmond insists things are better in DeKalb school district since he took over

Michael Thurmond met with the Chamblee Dunwoody Parents Council and according to the Dunwoody Reporter, had the following to say >> Interim DeKalb School Superintendent Michael Thurmond told north DeKalb parents the troubled district is dealing with its problems. “Today … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Budget Cuts, Michael Thurmond, Ramona Howell Tyson, SACS/Accreditation, School Funding | Tagged , , | 41 Comments

Another new report from Stan Jester: The update on the Tapestry Charter petition

Stan Jester is the blogging man of the week! His newest post on the DeKalb School Board’s meeting regarding the Tapestry Charter School petition is a must read. Interim Superintendent Michael Thurmond captured the Tapestry discussion saying about charters in … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Charter School, Charter School Amendment, Michael Thurmond | Tagged , , , | 21 Comments

Stan Jester’s Fact Checker has a new post — Sept HR Report

Stan Jester has a new post highlighting the September Board meeting’s HR Report.  We have long struggled to track the HR reports and have been unsuccessful. The HR jobs program is elusive and impossible to unravel or to disprove claims … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Budget Cuts, Friends-and-Family, Michael Thurmond | 25 Comments