Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Monday, March 3, 2014 DeKalb School Board meeting

Follow Stan Jester’s live Realtime blogging during Monday’s monthly board meeting. CLICK HERE to listen and chat with Stan beginning at 2:00pm. Below is the business meeting agenda >> The DeKalb Board of Education will hold the following meetings on … Continue reading

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Well said, Kim!

Kim Gokce, founder of the Cross Keys Foundation and ardent supporter of the students within its walls had the following very eloquent words to say about how the Cross Keys students and all students in Dekalb should be treated >> … Continue reading

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Independent city schools — not this year

From the Dunwoody Crier >> Wait till next year. That is the status of the bill to allow new cities to create independent school districts. State Rep. Tom Taylor (R-Dunwoody) asked Monday that the bill not be moved from the … Continue reading

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Open Letter regarding FY 15 budget

Reprinted from the Tucker Patch >> Posted by Kirk Lunde , February 15, 2014 at 09:02 AM Dear Superintendent Thurmond and Board of Education, I am writing to share my recommendations for developing the DeKalb County School District’s budget for … Continue reading

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Cross Keys community reps fully support independent city schools

The DeKalb County School System has consistently underserved the community of Cross Keys. It is the only high school without an auditorium or a promised auditorium; their track and field are unusable and in fact, dangerous; they have few sidewalks; … Continue reading

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