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A re-post of our own 2020 Vision: For Dr. Green’s consideration

The following was originally posted February 7, 2011. It was a collaborative effort written by a professional writer/DeKalb parent who culled the opinions of a few dozen highly involved parents and community members. It exemplifies the wishes and dreams of … Continue reading

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New Superintendent Contract

Reprinted from Stan Jester’s post on the Fact Checker blog >> On Thursday May 28, the DeKalb County Board of Education approved an employment contract with Dr. R. Stephen Green as Superintendent of DeKalb County Schools, effective July 1, 2015. … Continue reading

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Floating To The Top

“I pledge my talent, my time and my tenacity,” R. Stephen Green said when named superintendent. He doesn’t predict that his actions as superintendent will change now that he’s signed a contract. Instead, Green said, the permanency of the position … Continue reading

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The May 4, 2015 DeKalb School Board meetings

NOTICE OF DEKALB BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETINGS The DeKalb Board of Education will hold the following meetings on Monday, May 4, 2015: 2:00pm Work Session, Committee of the Whole and Executive Session for personnel & legal matters Cabinet Room, Robert … Continue reading

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A most interesting discussion from the Feb 2, 2015 board meeting

Now, I know what a board is, and I’ve been a professional for many, many years. And I’m going to be respected and not disrespected. You can have the Jester grin – whatever you want, and be one – but not here today.
-Dr. Joyce Morley dressing down co-board member, Stan Jester Continue reading

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