Tag Archives: Classrooms First For Georgia

$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

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Just Say NO to Waivers

Originally posted at The Fact Checker on February 28, 2015 by Stan Jester “Classrooms First for Georgia” – Requires, at a minimum, 65% of a system’s total operating funds to be spent in the classroom. The statute was enacted in … Continue reading

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