Monthly Archives: November 2014

From the U.S. Attorney’s Office: DCSD Reaches Settlement Agreement with Federal Authorities for Harassment Based on Religion and National Origin

The DeKalb County School District Reaches Settlement Agreement with Federal Authorities for Harassment Based on Religion and National Origin Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—November 18, 2014. The Department of Justice and United States Attorney’s Office reached a settlement agreement today with the DeKalb … Continue reading

Posted in DeKalb County, DeKalb County, Georgia, Education in the South, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., Georgia Education, Good News!, Student Information, Workplace Abusers, Workplace Bullies | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

Parent Councils United: Advancing the Superintendent Search

PARENT COUNCILS UNITED — SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH RECOMMENDATION Parent Councils United, with membership from throughout DeKalb County, works to strengthen our school district by providing a collaborative forum for educational issues. Our focus is promoting a stronger school system with positive … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., Georgia Education, SACS/Accreditation, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 20 Comments

Cityhood update: Announcing the Proposed City of LaVista Hills!

From the Lakeside City Alliance >> The Lakeside and Briarcliff cityhood groups announced today their full merger — under the new name LaVista Hills. You may find the full media announcement and also the link to the City of LaVista … Continue reading

Posted in DeKalb County, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., Georgia Independent Schools | Tagged , , , , , , | 35 Comments

School bus involved in wreck in DeKalb

From 11 Alive News last week >> 11Alive Staff, WXIA 8:48 a.m. EST November 6, 2014 DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — No students were seriously hurt when their school bus was involved in an accident in DeKalb County Thursday morning. It … Continue reading

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Whew! We Dodged a Bullet! For Now…

We could be in big trouble in DeKalb. A person who did not bother to campaign or meet his constituents or let District 1 voters know where he stood on critical issues facing DeKalb County garnered enough votes to go … Continue reading

Posted in DeKalb County, Georgia, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., Nancy Jester, Uncategorized | Tagged | 23 Comments