Monthly Archives: January 2015

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Superintendent Search Update

PROACT was hired as the superintendent search firm at the 12/17/2014 board meeting. PROACT gave an update at the 01/12/2015 board meeting. Since December, they have been working with DeKalb Schools Chief of Staff, Ramona Tyson, and her staff to identify key members of the community…
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HR 4 – Independent School Systems: Explained by Stan Jester, District 1 DCSS School Board Representative

Originally posted by Stan Jester at the Fact Checker (Mildly edited by DSW2) Our most recently ratified state constitution, ratified in 1983, is Georgia’s 10th constitution and our nation’s youngest. [Although Georgia, formed in 1733 was the 4th state admitted … Continue reading

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CEO Lee May’s Letter to DeKalb Schools Board

At the 12/17/2014 School Board meeting, the board hired PROACT to provide superintendent search services.  The question now up for debate is exactly what services PROACT will provide and what part the community will play in the superintendent selection. DeKalb’s … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, DeKalb County Commission, DeKalb’s Parent Councils United (PCU), GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., Michael Thurmond, Superintendent Search | Tagged , , , , , | 25 Comments

Official 2015-2016 School Calendar

DeKalb Schools’ official 2015-2016 calendar was approved last night. Teachers will have a full week of planning starting Aug 3, 2015. First day of school is Aug 10, 2015. There will be a total of 180 days of class and … Continue reading

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