Monthly Archives: February 2015

School board nominates superintendent search committee

Here we go! We now have the committee. So, who has been chosen to choose? Continue reading

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The Monday, March 2, 2015 Board Meeting

The DeKalb Board of Education will hold the following meetings on Monday, March 2, 2015: 2:00pm Work Session, Committee of the Whole & Executive Session for personnel & legal matters 5:45pm Community Input Session 7:00pm Business Meeting All will be … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Charter School, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, Michael Thurmond, SPLOST IV | 29 Comments

Gov. Deal’s overhaul list of failing schools gets mixed reactions

“I believe the governor’s proposed plan is just in the exploratory phase, but we should hear it out,” said Orson. “We have to do something. Parents at failing schools in this district and across the state are eager to find the solution, whatever that may be. As more and more meetings pop up across the county and state on this issue, I expect them to be well attended by parents looking for answers.” Continue reading

Posted in Budget Cuts, Charter School, Charter School Amendment, Education in the South, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A. | Tagged , , , , | 18 Comments

Severe winter weather update

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“NOW IS THE TIME TO PREPARE FOR THIS WINTER STORM. … DO NOT WAIT FOR THE WARNING!” – The National Weather Service Continue reading

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Legislation To Help Failing Schools In DeKalb

From the Fact Checker blog >> Governor Deal unveiled a plan Wednesday allowing the state to assume management and operations of failing schools. This post was adapted from How Nathan Deal’s bid to rescue failing schools would work by Greg … Continue reading

Posted in Budget Cuts, Charter School, Charter School Amendment, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, DeKalb County, Georgia, Education in the South, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A. | Tagged , , , | 39 Comments