Category Archives: Pam Speaks

Elgart of SACS responds to letter from three members of DeKalb School Board

Watch the video report above from 11Alive news [or click this link] which includes an interview with Mark Elgart. In this rare interview, Elgart appears very guarded in his wording and conservative in his responses leaving us to wonder what … Continue reading

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AdvancED/SACS Letter – Thoughts from Jester, Speaks and McChesney

[Reprinted from Nancy Jester’s email newsletter] We would like to take this opportunity to clarify recent board actions regarding the latest letter from AdvancED/SACS to the DeKalb County School District. The AJC’s initial report was not accurate and we want … Continue reading

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Without Library Media Specialists, Students Thirsty for Knowledge Will Dehydrate

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IMPORTANT UPDATE: This is the link to the Board Schedule and webcasts: http://www.doe.k12.ga.us/External-Affairs-and-Policy/State-Board-of-Education/Pages/Meetings-Minutes-and-Webcasts.aspx BTW, If you can go and get a chance to speak with them, Linda Zechmann, the board member from 1st District, worked as a middle school parapro, and … Continue reading

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Calling ALL DCSS Retirees!

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Skeletons in closets. Bodies buried in out-of-the-way places.  You know where they all are. You kept your job in return for keeping silent. Now that you are retired (or soon will be retired when the school year ends), you no … Continue reading

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