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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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DeKalb schools fallout continues

The next couple of weeks will prove to be a critical juncture for DeKalb County Schools. If you need to read up on the current situation, read through our posts in our December archives, available on the right side panel … Continue reading

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Is DeKalb Following Georgia Law Regarding RIFs?

What is happening with the DeKalb County School System reductions in force (RIFs)? More to the point, why is DeKalb County School System blatantly breaking the law? Maybe school system leaders are acting too quickly due to incredible pressure to … Continue reading

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K-12 Math Resources Review

Recently, the Georgia Department of Education announced that the 2012 K-12 Mathematics Review of Learning Resources/Instructional Materials would take place this summer. During the second week of June, approximately forty publishers of math materials or their representatives made presentations to … Continue reading

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