Category Archives: Fraud & Corruption

Graduation improvement: One school’s sucess story for us to follow

Sent to us by Diane Benjamin T.C. Williams High School may be best known outside the Washington, D.C. area as the setting for the Denzel Washington movie Remember the Titans (ironically filmed here at the former Shamrock Middle School), but … Continue reading

Posted in Budget Cuts, Charter School, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, Education in the South, Fraud & Corruption, Friends-and-Family, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., Georgia Education, Georgia Independent Schools, Good News!, Teacher Contracts, Testing & AYP, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 7 Comments

Dear School Board Chair, The Druid Hills Charter Petition

[Coming to us from Stan Jester’s ‘Fact Checker‘ blog. Thanks Stan!] This is a very long post, but highly important!  Read on >>> The Druid Hills Charter Cluster saga continues. After tumultuous board meetings and debates followed by a thumbs … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Charter School, Charter School Amendment, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, DeKalb County [GA] School System Retirees, DeKalb County, Georgia, Education in the South, Fernbank Science Center, Fraud & Corruption, Friends-and-Family, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., Georgia Independent Schools, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 14 Comments

NEWS FLASH: GLASS to hold press conference at Cross Keys today at 3pm

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GLASS (Georgians for Local Area School Systems) PRESS – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Highest Poverty Schools Neglected in Large DeKalb County School System Atlanta, GA, February 22, 2014: Sunday, February 23rd at 3:00pm GLASS (Georgians for Local Area School Systems) will … Continue reading

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The long and winding row yet to hoe

Many people are saying the fields are ready, the ‘deck has been cleared’ and want to ‘move on’ – us included! However, we don’t think the fields are tended nor has any deck yet been cleared. So we would like … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Budget Cuts, Education in the South, Fraud & Corruption, Friends-and-Family, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., Michael Thurmond, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 48 Comments

The drama begins… (or continues)

The trial for Pat Reid (Pope) and Tony Pope has begun. Former DeKalb schools chief Crawford Lewis pleads guilty >> Click for photos Former Dekalb County School Superintendent Crawford Lewis is sworn in before pleading guilty to obstruction of a … Continue reading

Posted in Co-conspirators, Crawford Lewis, Criminal / RICO Trials, Fraud & Corruption, Friends-and-Family, SPLOST III, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 34 Comments