Monthly Archives: April 2015

Another call for a full forensic audit

Continuing on our recent theme >> The numbers just don’t add up. One of our regular contributors has spent more time delving into the DeKalb School District’s projected budgets vs actual budgets and the resulting strange, incongruent reports provided by … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Budget Cuts, Crawford Lewis, Criminal / RICO Trials, DeKalb County [GA] School System Retirees, Michael Thurmond, Ramona Howell Tyson, Superintendent Search | Tagged , , | 18 Comments

The DCSD budget is still nothing but a shell game

Layering on top of our last post, A raise for teachers hides the truth about the extreme rise in administrative costs in DeKalb, we would like to dive a bit into some budget irregularities that one of our contributors has … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Budget Cuts, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, Michael Thurmond, Ramona Howell Tyson, School Funding, Superintendent Cheryl Howell Atkinson, Superintendent Search | Tagged , | 7 Comments

A raise for teachers hides the truth about the extreme rise in administrative costs in DeKalb

Tonight at the DeKalb County School Board meeting, Mr. Thurmond, superintendent, announced a plan to give teachers up to a 4% raise in the FY16 budget, which is now being built. Although that is good news – especially after the … Continue reading

Posted in Budget Cuts, DeKalb County, Georgia, Michael Thurmond, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 19 Comments

Guilty! APS Defendents Taken to Jail Today – April Fools’ Day, 2015

Wow.   Guilty verdicts reached for 11 of 12 in APS cheating trial Educators have said they faced pressure from supervisors to inflate standardized test scores to show gains in student achievement. Fulton County prosecutor Fani Willis told jurors that … Continue reading

Posted in Criminal / RICO Trials, Testing & AYP | Tagged | 11 Comments