Tag Archives: Brookhaven City Schools

Independent School District Update By State Rep. Tom Taylor

If passed, this would allow cities such as Dunwoody to form their own school systems, allowing much more focused local control of our education dollars and management of personnel and curriculum. Continue reading

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Nancy Jester reports on city schools’ performance

Do City School Districts Perform Better? by Nancy Jester The cityhood movement is in full swing in DeKalb. There’s plenty of news, discussion, controversy and conflict surrounding the topic. I live in an already incorporated area. I understand the motivation … Continue reading

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Notes from the May 6, 2013, DeKalb Delegation Meeting on City Formation

Meeting commenced at 6:30 p.m., May 6, 2013 Location: Baptist Church on Clairemont and North Druid Hills Road in Decatur. In attendance: 700-800+ citizens, mostly middle aged or older. Also noted: Mayor Emanuel Randome from Clarkston, Don Brussard (DeKalb zoning-formerly), … Continue reading

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Charter school clusters – a possible alternative to city schools?

Click the link below to read about Druid Hills latest effort to become a charter system. Druid Hills parents may use charter law to gain control over school cluster Parents from Druid Hills High School and the middle and five … Continue reading

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