Tag Archives: Gene Walker

Supreme Court Unanimously Upholds Removal of DeKalb Board of Education

From the AJC: The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday unanimously upheld the law used by Gov. Nathan Deal to suspend members of the DeKalb County school board. Deal had suspended six members of the nine-member board in February after the … Continue reading

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Interesting news from the DeKalb political network!

We are big fans of the political blog, “Peach Pundit“. They focus on statewide politics, but sometimes post bits about DeKalb schools and keep their eye on things with us. And, of course, this political connection between DeKalb schools and … Continue reading

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Board News

Wow! A miracle has occurred! The AJC has posted an article that you can read in its entirety and not have to pay to log in!!! DeKalb school board members formally removed, as eyes turn to Supreme Court Basically, as … Continue reading

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OpEd: “The Fight for Truth and Voting Rights Continues”

by Dr. Eugene P. Walker for “The Patch” “All things considered, I am encouraged by Friday’s administrative hearing in Judge Maxwell Wood’s courtroom.  It was in his venue that any scrutiny whatsoever was given to the blatantly false AdvancED/SACS report … Continue reading

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A decision… for now

From the AJC: Federal judge rules against DeKalb school board County school board members who lost their seats over a threatened loss of accreditation, and now Gov. Nathan Deal must find appointees to mend the torn district. Deal suspended two-thirds … Continue reading

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