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Teacher Contracts – Part III

Well, the deadline to sign your “contract” for next school year (2014 – 2015) has come and gone. Inquiring minds want to know: Did you or didn’t you? If not, why not? +++ If you did not sign the “contract,” … Continue reading

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The High Cost of Low Teacher Morale

+++++ DeKalb County School System is in a lawsuit with their own teachers, having been served a complaint in June, 2011. In 2009, the school board – along with superintendent Crawford Lewis and later held up by Ramona Tyson as … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Budget Cuts, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, DeKalb County, Georgia, Education in the South, Friends-and-Family, Georgia Education, Michael Thurmond, Teacher Contracts, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 52 Comments

TSA: A Story of Betrayal and Greed

This is a story of unconscionable greed … and shocking betrayal … that, unless corrected, will result in a retirement in poverty for many DeKalb County [GA] Schools teachers and other employees who have spent their entire careers serving DeKalb … Continue reading

Posted in Crawford Lewis, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, DeKalb County, Georgia, Education in the South, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., Georgia Education, Paul Womack, Teacher Contracts, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 58 Comments

Other Districts Skimming Dekalb’s Best Teachers

We have received reports that other local districts are filling their last-minute vacancies with many of our best teachers. With only a few weeks to go before school opens, many DeKalb County School District principals have discovered unexpected teaching vacancies … Continue reading

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