Tag Archives: budget cuts

Something for educators to think about

We live in a fast-moving, hyper-connected, ultra-informed world. Technology is not something young people ‘learn’, it is part of their fiber and being. Educators need to be aware and come to the table with learning tools that speak to our … Continue reading

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The DCSD budget is still nothing but a shell game

Layering on top of our last post, A raise for teachers hides the truth about the extreme rise in administrative costs in DeKalb, we would like to dive a bit into some budget irregularities that one of our contributors has … Continue reading

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Do you see inequity at your school?

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School bus involved in wreck in DeKalb

From 11 Alive News last week >> 11Alive Staff, WXIA 8:48 a.m. EST November 6, 2014 DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — No students were seriously hurt when their school bus was involved in an accident in DeKalb County Thursday morning. It … Continue reading

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DeKalb reveals school budget shortfall

According to a new article by Ty Tagami at the AJC, DeKalb is about to reveal another budget full of cuts. DeKalb reveals school budget shortfall The proposed budget for fiscal year 2014 has not been presented yet, but Monday, … Continue reading

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