Category Archives: Redistricting

Even PTA Council 11th district is seeking to downsize

In what we see as an admission that DeKalb County School District is much to large to remain equitable, District 11 of the Georgia PTA Council sent out the following survey letter to their representatives, stating the reasons for desiring to … Continue reading

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Response to the Response to the Superintendent’s Report

The original writer of the Response to the Superintendent’s Report has written a follow-up response.  We invite the dialogue to continue on this thread … ie: Does DeKalb School District need to redistrict? Does our Board have the guts to … Continue reading

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Marshall Orson speaks up on the Druid Hills annexation issue

From the FactChecker >> In the wake of the Druid Hills Cluster vote denying them their charter cluster, a subset of the cluster known as Together in Atlanta (TIA) has put together a petition to annex Druid Hills into Atlanta … Continue reading

Posted in Charter School, Education in the South, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., Redistricting, School Construction, School Funding, SPLOST IV, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 12 Comments

Who We Are

A bit of housekeeping — again. DeKalb SCHOOL Watch (DSW) is: a blog about what is happening with public education in DeKalb County, Georgia. an investigative blog – shining a spotlight on the corruption, incompetence and abuses endemic to DeKalb … Continue reading

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School Board Votes on Proposed School Organization Plan

Item E-1 at today’s Called Board Meeting asks for Board approval of the 2016-2017 Proposed School Organization plan. Download the plan at the link below. This is simply a draft list of schools expected to be operational in 2016. It … Continue reading

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