Tag Archives: DeKalb County School District

October 8, 2014 Board Meeting

The DeKalb Board of Education will hold the following public hearings and meetings on Wednesday, October 8, 2014: (These were originally scheduled for Monday, October 6, 2014.) 1:30pm 2nd Charter District Public Hearing J. David Williamson Board Room, Robert R. … Continue reading

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What’s happening these days at the DeKalb County School District?

We admit – we have been lying down on the job! As stated before, we all also work at ‘regular’ jobs and have all been very busy this fall. Forgive us. But our wonderful readers continue to send us news … Continue reading

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Shockingly, the DeKalb School District left over 300 state-funded teaching jobs on the plate

It’s true. DeKalb County Schools administrators left the opportunity — and the monies — to hire more than 300 additional state-funded teachers on the table. Here’s the scoop:  The state funds teaching positions earned by school districts according to a complicated … Continue reading

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Update on Crawford Lewis

The AJC is reporting per the DeKalb DA: Judge should accept Crawford Lewis plea agreement By Rhonda Cook – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The attorneys for former DeKalb County School Superintendent Crawford Lewis and the lawyers who prosecuted him agree that … Continue reading

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United We Stand

The newest issue of “Churches Now” magazine highlights the commitment to uniting DeKalb county that has been forged among its ministers, police force and citizens. One Friday night a few months ago, a powerful service attended by over 2,000 people … Continue reading

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