Monthly Archives: August 2014

Shockingly, the DeKalb School District left over 300 state-funded teaching jobs on the plate

It’s true. DeKalb County Schools administrators left the opportunity — and the monies — to hire more than 300 additional state-funded teachers on the table. Here’s the scoop:  The state funds teaching positions earned by school districts according to a complicated … Continue reading

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DeKalb Schools Changing Grading System

From the Fact Checker blog >> DeKalb Schools has changed their district wide Grading Protocol.  A few weeks ago, the principals were sent the new grading system with the new categories and weights. Some of the old categories were combined and … Continue reading

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The slow implosion occurring in DeKalb County, Georgia

Corruption is getting out of control in DeKalb. A year ago, a Grand jury allege[d] widespread DeKalb corruption. Not much was done about it and today, the corruption is so thick, it’s hard to see a way clear. Our school … Continue reading

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School Employees Who Don’t Teach

From the Fact Checker >> The National Center For Education Statistics released Back To School Statistics. From 1970 to 2010, in the United States student enrollment increased by a modest 7.8%, while the number of public-school teachers increased by 60%. … Continue reading

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Breaking News! State commission denies Brookhaven charter school proposal

This is hot off the press at the AJC: By Ty Tagami The Atlanta Journal-Constitution A novel petition to establish a charter school serving a new city in DeKalb County was denied by the State Charter School Commission of Georgia … Continue reading

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