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Superintendent Green’s Contract: Giving Away The Farm?

After seeing the “overview” of Superintendent Green’s contract, we were curious to see what he was really being paid. See below for Year One and Year Two — with a whole lot of blank spaces.  Who is so fiscally irresponsible … Continue reading

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Floating To The Top

“I pledge my talent, my time and my tenacity,” R. Stephen Green said when named superintendent. He doesn’t predict that his actions as superintendent will change now that he’s signed a contract. Instead, Green said, the permanency of the position … Continue reading

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Georgia Governor Nathan Deal Signs DeKalb Reform Bills

We, being the problem child county, need to now have the Governor sign legislation that will ‘reform’ our county. [Sigh!] This is just embarrassing… Produced by DCTV (DeKalb County Television) Channel 23, this video takes you inside Governor Nathan Deal’s … Continue reading

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The May 4, 2015 DeKalb School Board meetings

NOTICE OF DEKALB BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETINGS The DeKalb Board of Education will hold the following meetings on Monday, May 4, 2015: 2:00pm Work Session, Committee of the Whole and Executive Session for personnel & legal matters Cabinet Room, Robert … Continue reading

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A history lesson: The ‘high-achievers’ magnets explained

DeKalb has a few what they call, ‘high-achiever’ magnet schools that parents beat a path to in order to apply for a seat for their ‘high-achieving’ child. In reality, these magnets are on-par with many ‘regular’ schools in other, more … Continue reading

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