Monthly Archives: March 2015

The April 1, 2015 Board Meeting

The DeKalb Board of Education will hold the following meetings on Wednesday, April 1, 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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Independent School District Update By State Rep. Tom Taylor

If passed, this would allow cities such as Dunwoody to form their own school systems, allowing much more focused local control of our education dollars and management of personnel and curriculum. Continue reading

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Nancy Jester responds to WSB’s Rachel Stockman’s report tonight about Stan Jester

From Nancy Jester’s Facebook Page >> Just want to say that I saw a ridiculous and completely false story that is being promo’d to run at 11pm about Stan Jester. Here are the facts: (1) Stan has had a national … Continue reading

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A post from the APS super…

Positioning the District for a New Direction In my experiences as a superintendent, I have come to believe that where a district puts its money, speaks volumes about what it values—this is why I take the budgeting process so seriously. … Continue reading

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All DeKalb high schools now accredited twice

As the Dunwoody Crier reports, in addition to our precarious SACS accreditation, all DeKalb high schools have now been fully accredited by the Georgia Accreditation Commission >> Interestingly, it wasn’t an educator who pointed a way forward. Dunwoody Councilman Terry … Continue reading

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