Category Archives: Stan Jester

Better late than never?

Here he comes to save the day! It looks like Mr. Thurmond is recommending spending $10 million on a campaign contribution retirement “option” [tax-sheltered annuity?] contributions for teachers! JUST RELEASED by Thurmond’s campaign manager turned communications officer for DeKalb County … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Budget Cuts, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, Stan Jester, Superintendent R. Stephen Green, Uncategorized | 46 Comments

Updates from the Monday, June 1 Board Meeting

The Monday, June 1 Board meeting was held and a few items of interest are listed below. Of course our main news item is the hiring of Dr. Stephen Green as our new superintendent. Below are links to his resume … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Budget Cuts, Charter School Amendment, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., Michael Thurmond, Stan Jester, Superintendent R. Stephen Green, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 47 Comments

Nancy Jester responds to WSB’s Rachel Stockman’s report tonight about Stan Jester

From Nancy Jester’s Facebook Page >> Just want to say that I saw a ridiculous and completely false story that is being promo’d to run at 11pm about Stan Jester. Here are the facts: (1) Stan has had a national … Continue reading

Posted in Bullying, Michael Thurmond, Stan Jester, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 20 Comments

DeKalb Superintendent Search Update

by Stan Jester [reposted from the Fact Checker] >> The community engagement portion is complete and the Superintendent Search Liaison group convened for it’s first meeting last Monday (March 2). As PROACT describes it, the liaison group meeting was a … Continue reading

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$50 Million More For DeKalb Teachers?

Posted at the Fact Checker on March 4, 2015 by Stan Jester At the DeKalb School Board meeting this past Monday (March 2), the CFO said it would take $50 million to $60 million to get us to 65% classroom … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Budget Cuts, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., Michael Thurmond, School Funding, Stan Jester | Tagged , | 17 Comments