Category Archives: DeKalb School Board Elections

The July 22, 2014 school board runoffs: District 3

These are the candidates in the runoffs for school board seats up for election in a runoff election to be held JULY 22, 2014 >> To recap: Below are the results of the May 20 non-partisan school board election, at … Continue reading

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Remember to Vote on Tuesday, July 22!

ELECTION DAY is Tuesday, July 22. In-person EARLY VOTING for the July 22 election will be held at the Voter Registration and Elections Office. All EARLY VOTING ends this Friday, July 18. EARLY VOTING times and exact location >> 8:00 AM … Continue reading

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Atticus LeBlanc: DeKalb needs a change.

From Atticus LeBlanc >> Throughout this campaign, I’m grateful to have been able to have engaged with concerned citizens throughout DeKalb. And I have heard the same concerns about our school system repeated in every corner of the county. Citizens … Continue reading

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Board Election Runoffs – Charters Are Wedge Issue

Reposted with permission from Stan Jester’s Fact Checker blog >> [On Thursday, June 26], Leadership DeKalb held a Board of Education candidate runoff forum. As Ty Tagami reported in the AJC, Charter Schools is the issue differentiating the candidates. Voters … Continue reading

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Something does not compute

Again and again, we are told that things are going so much better with Thurmond and the (mostly) Governor-appointed school board at the helm – and some things are better.  Our credit rating has greatly improved. We have been taken … Continue reading

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