Tag Archives: budget cuts

Continue to ask the tough questions; the children are counting on you

Some questions to pose at the upcoming ELPC and Tucker meetings: Although it is encouraging that we have a new, albeit interim superintendent and a mostly new, albeit temporarily appointed Board of Education, there are still many reasons to stay … Continue reading

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We’re more broke than our board chair even knows

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According to a new report by Ty Tagami at the AJC, DeKalb is among several school systems in Georgia showing a budget deficit. Well, actually, DeKalb’s deficit is greater than three times the rest combined! And worse, apparently, our board … Continue reading

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A draft of the KPMG November 8, 2012 audit appeared on DeKalb County School System’s website yesterday (Wednesday), but by today (Thursday) it had been removed. If you made a copy of the draft from KPMG that appeared on the … Continue reading

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Atkinson’s New Tricked-out SUV and Associated Costs: Much Ado About Nothing?

“Much ado about nothing,” said Paul Womack, dismissively. Really, Paul? Really? Much ado about nothing? Several of us drive 2008 or older cars and will continue to do so. Individually, several of us paid property taxes in 2011 and again … Continue reading

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Moody’s downgrades DeKalb Schools credit rating

From a report in CrossRoads News last week >>> Moody’s downgrades DeKalb Schools credit rating On Aug. 20, New York-based bond-rating agency Moody’s downgraded $384.9 million of the district’s debt. … The agency said the downgrade reflects the district’s projection … Continue reading

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