Monthly Archives: April 2015

Are Conversion Charter Schools Doomed in DeKalb County?

Reposted from ‘Dunwoody School Daze‘ blog >> Chamblee Charter High School has now joined other Conversion Charter schools (Peachtree MS, Kingsley ES, Chesnut ES) in requesting a Charter Term Extension due to the new rules the State BOE has put … Continue reading

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And, again, the more things change, the more they stay the same…

Several representatives of the Cross Keys cluster of schools came to the last DeKalb School Board meeting, once again pleading for attention for their facilities. They have been warning the district about over-crowding for years and now, the scale has … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Budget Cuts, School Construction, SPLOST III, SPLOST IV | Tagged , , | 12 Comments

Superintendent Search Search Update April 11, 2015

DeKalb County School District – Superintendent Search Update April 11, 2015 The process of searching for a new Superintendent of DCSD began with the hiring of the search firm, PROACT Search, LLC. The DCSD Board also approved a timeline for … Continue reading

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The more things change, the more they stay the same …

Today’s headline: State Rep. Tyrone Brooks, D-Atlanta, resigned his seat in the Legislature on Thursday before pleading guilty to one count of tax fraud and no contest to five counts of wire and mail fraud. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution) No surprise really. … Continue reading

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DeKalb County School District wins 2014-2015 digital survey award for cutting-edge technology

PRESS RELEASE >> DEKALB COUNTY, GA (April 2, 2015)— DeKalb County School District was amongst the top ten-ranking winners of the 2014-2015 Digital School Districts Survey Award. The District received 9th place in the Center for Digital Education’s and National … Continue reading

Posted in Budget Cuts, DeKalb County, Good News!, SPLOST III, SPLOST IV, Technology, Uncategorized | Tagged | 33 Comments