Tag Archives: DeKalb Board of Education

DeKalb School Board member’s pay withheld amid fight over background checks

School Board Stan Jester believes that nothing in state law requires him to submit to a background check conducted by DeKalb County Schools. Continue reading

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Superintendent Search Update

PROACT was hired as the superintendent search firm at the 12/17/2014 board meeting. PROACT gave an update at the 01/12/2015 board meeting. Since December, they have been working with DeKalb Schools Chief of Staff, Ramona Tyson, and her staff to identify key members of the community…
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Pay increase in the cards for DeKalb teachers and staff

Ty Tagami at the AJC has a new post informing us that the new DCSS budget includes a small pay raise for employees as well as a return to a full calendar (no furlough days). It’s a step in the … Continue reading

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Board meeting: Monday, December 2, 2013

The DeKalb Board of Education will hold the following meetings on Monday, December 2, 2013: 2:00pm Work Session and Executive Session for a legal matter Cabinet Room Robert R. Freeman Administrative & Instructional Complex 1701 Mountain Industrial Boulevard Stone Mountain, … Continue reading

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The Proposed 2014 Budget

Michael Thurmond has finally produced a proposed budget for FY 2014.Β  The original due date according to the Tentative Budget Development Process Calendar FY 2013-2014 was March 13. Thurmond was given an extension to the April 6 Board meeting. However, … Continue reading

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