Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Monday, February 2, 2015 Board Meeting

The DeKalb Board of Education will hold the following meetings on Monday, February 2, 2015: 2:00pm Work Session, Committee of the Whole & Executive Session for personnel & legal matters Cabinet Room Robert R. Freeman Administrative & Instructional Complex 1701 … Continue reading

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Dekalb Commissioners Call For School Superintendent Search Committee

Posted on January 28, 2015 by FactChecker The DeKalb County Board of Commissioners calls for a “transparent, inclusive and credible superintendent search process.” (see video here) This Monday (Feb 2), the DeKalb School Board will discuss and vote on the process … Continue reading

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Response to the Superintendent’s Report

From our Emails >> Response to the Superintendent’s Report: Annexation – Student Enrollment & Tax Implications This response will be limited to only those statements regarding facilities and displaced students. It is obvious the administration presented a worst-case scenario without … Continue reading

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Again, the subject of international supply teachers

So! The AJC has posted an in-depth look at these multi-million dollar contracts DeKalb and other school districts hand over to these companies that supply international teachers to school districts. Interesting article. Read it here if you have the secret … Continue reading

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Superintendent Search – Public Engagement Schedule

Reposted from the Fact Checker >> Superintendent Search – Public Engagement Schedule PROACT has scheduled the following public engagement meetings to collect input used to help develop a profile to drive recruiting for the next superintendent of DeKalb County Schools. … Continue reading

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