Category Archives: SPLOST IV

And, again, the more things change, the more they stay the same…

Several representatives of the Cross Keys cluster of schools came to the last DeKalb School Board meeting, once again pleading for attention for their facilities. They have been warning the district about over-crowding for years and now, the scale has … Continue reading

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DeKalb County School District wins 2014-2015 digital survey award for cutting-edge technology

PRESS RELEASE >> DEKALB COUNTY, GA (April 2, 2015)โ€” DeKalb County School District was amongst the top ten-ranking winners of the 2014-2015 Digital School Districts Survey Award. The District received 9th place in the Center for Digital Educationโ€™s and National … Continue reading

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The Monday, March 2, 2015 Board Meeting

The DeKalb Board of Education will hold the following meetings on Monday, March 2, 2015: 2:00pm Work Session, Committee of the Whole & Executive Session for personnel & legal matters 5:45pm Community Input Session 7:00pm Business Meeting All will be … 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

The December 8, 2014 Board Meeting

As per usual, the DeKalb schools board meetings have become a mundane session of rubber-stamping whatever the superintendent brings to the fore. We have questions, but our questions go unanswered or tabled or discussed outside of the public’s view. The … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Budget Cuts, Charter School, Charter School Amendment, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, DeKalb County, Georgia, Education in the South, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., Georgia Education, Michael Thurmond, SACS/Accreditation, SPLOST IV, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 24 Comments