Tag Archives: DeKalb County [GA] Legislative Delegation

DeKalb Students: Your Future Can’t Wait!

by Mpaza S. Kapembwa DeKalb County students, the adults entrusted to lead the school system have failed you. The DeKalb County school system is on probation. The biggest reason the system is on probation and might lose accreditation is because … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Thank You, Tom Taylor and Scott Holcomb!

Two of our DeKalb County representatives to the Georgia General Assembly have stepped up to provide DeKalb County residents with a much-needed hand concerning the DeKalb County Board of Education — and its upcoming hearing before the State Board of … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, DeKalb County, Georgia, Fraud & Corruption, Friends-and-Family, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., Michael Thurmond, Nancy Jester, SACS/Accreditation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 41 Comments

How Many Georgia Legislators Does It Take To Screw In A Lightbulb?

Got your attention?  This is no joke.  And the real question is:  How many Georgia legislators does it take to improve DeKalb County students’ education? The answer:  As many as it takes to vote to change Georgia’s state constitution to … Continue reading

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School financing expert Joe Martin talks about House Bill 824

(From Maureen Downey’s AJC blog) School financing expert Joe Martin sent out this note about House Bill 824, which deals with a school funding mechanism in Georgia that few people understand. Historically, DeKalb has paid into the system, while Gwinnett, … Continue reading

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Reapportionment High-Jinks — or Highjacking? Pay Attention!

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Taken from a Message from DeKalb County Board of Education Member Nancy Jester (received via e-mail; edited for publication) This is advance notice about an issue that is surfacing now in the Georgia General Assembly that will affect your area, … Continue reading

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