Tag Archives: DeKalb County School District

The Bridge: Has it filled a gap? No way to tell–nobody tracked it.

We here at DSW2 were wondering what ever happened to the Bridge Initiative and the Balanced Scorecard. Both of these things were brought back from the leadership’s big trip to Harvard in July of 2013 and are still linked on … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Budget Cuts, Crawford Lewis, DeKalb County, Friends-and-Family, Jim McMahan, Michael Thurmond, Ramona Howell Tyson, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

School Choice Technology FAIL!

In case you are not familiar with the School Choice operations for DeKalb County Schools, there is an enrollment period every year in February, followed by a lottery in March or April.   Parents who wish to apply for a spot … Continue reading

Posted in Charter School, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, Fraud & Corruption, Friends-and-Family, Georgia Education, Technology | Tagged , , , | 23 Comments

Dekalb Commissioners Call For School Superintendent Search Committee

Posted on January 28, 2015 by FactChecker The DeKalb County Board of Commissioners calls for a “transparent, inclusive and credible superintendent search process.” (see video here) This Monday (Feb 2), the DeKalb School Board will discuss and vote on the process … Continue reading

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Underfunded underdogs win cross country championship

CLARKSTON, Ga — The Clarkston High School cross country team isn’t wearing letter jackets. They aren’t sporting the newest technology in running shoes. They’re not showing off their new championship rings. This team looks different. They don’t have enough warm-up … Continue reading

Posted in Budget Cuts, DeKalb County, DeKalb County, Georgia | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

Take the survey – and leave comments here!

DeKalb County Council of PTAs is conducting a survey to record your views on our school district and its progress. The survey is open now through October 31, 2014. Please take a few minutes to share your thoughts. To take … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Common Core Curriculum, Crawford Lewis, DeKalb County, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, Education in the South, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., Georgia, Georgia Education | Tagged , | 9 Comments