Tag Archives: Dekalb County [GA] School Board

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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Serious Concerns About Tonight’s Agenda

About the agenda for the March 20, 2013 (tonight) board meeting – we have some serious concerns. Looking at the reports, nothing much seems to have changed.  We are shocked that Michael Thurmond is not doing his job as superintendent … Continue reading

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The drama continues… DeKalb Board files a request for an emergency injunction

The drama between the DeKalb School Board vs the State Board of Georgia is getting hard to follow – even for this blog! So, let’s try to recap:  Since Dr. Atkinson quit left her employment with DCSS, the DeKalb Board quickly … Continue reading

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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