Monthly Archives: October 2013

Former board member Donna Edler passes

We are so very sorry to report that Donna Edler lost her battle with breast cancer and has passed.  Donna was a diligent worker and cared deeply about children and her community. She served well on the school board – … Continue reading

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FREE Webinar — Please Share with Colleagues!

Knight Foundation’s Eric Newton will explore Six Things Educators Can Do Right Now To Go Digital, a FREE one-hour Webinar on Monday, October 28, 2013 at 2:00 PM Eastern time.  Can’t attend the live event? Your registration gives you unlimited access to the replay … Continue reading

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Fact Checker digs into DeKalb schools’ latest financial report

Stan Jester has posted a new Fact Checker, ’10/07/2013 – Financial Report – DeKalb Schools Board Meeting’ Two big ticket items need to be reconciled with actuals and the vendor report is alarming. DE46 Financial Report We need to see … Continue reading

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DeKalb School Board meeting to be held TONIGHT

From “On Common Ground” News… Parents invited to DeKalb School District meeting tonight Tuesday, 22 October 2013 11:59 | Written by OCG News Staff The DeKalb County School District is hosting a meeting today for parents to review the district’s … Continue reading

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Accrediting chief rebuked in Dunwoody

By Dick Williams For The Crier [reposting in part] A response to a reporter’s question last week at a Buckhead luncheon by the chief executive of SACS/AdvancED, the school accrediting agency, set off angry comments in Dunwoody. Dr. Mark Elgart, … Continue reading

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