Category Archives: Common Core Curriculum

Something for educators to think about

We live in a fast-moving, hyper-connected, ultra-informed world. Technology is not something young people ‘learn’, it is part of their fiber and being. Educators need to be aware and come to the table with learning tools that speak to our … Continue reading

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A re-post of our own 2020 Vision: For Dr. Green’s consideration

The following was originally posted February 7, 2011. It was a collaborative effort written by a professional writer/DeKalb parent who culled the opinions of a few dozen highly involved parents and community members. It exemplifies the wishes and dreams of … Continue reading

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Does Class Size Matter?

Reposted from the Fact Checker. DSW Note: We are at least happy to see that Atlanta Public Schools is in discussion with their new (highly qualified) superintendent about issues like improving student achievement. They have come a long way. We … Continue reading

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Take the survey – and leave comments here!

DeKalb County Council of PTAs is conducting a survey to record your views on our school district and its progress. The survey is open now through October 31, 2014. Please take a few minutes to share your thoughts. To take … Continue reading

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Performance and Problems of Public Education – a public hearing

State Board of Education Tuesday, August 19, 2014 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Dunwoody High School State Board of Education member Barbara Hampton will hold a public hearing for citizens in the Sixth Congressional District on Tuesday, August 19, 2014. … Continue reading

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