Tag Archives: Georgia General Assembly

UPDATE: Thank You, Tom Taylor and Scott Holcomb!

Two of our DeKalb County representatives to the Georgia General Assembly have stepped up to provide DeKalb County residents with a much-needed hand concerning the DeKalb County Board of Education — and its upcoming hearing before the State Board of … Continue reading

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Without Library Media Specialists, Students Thirsty for Knowledge Will Dehydrate

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IMPORTANT UPDATE: This is the link to the Board Schedule and webcasts: http://www.doe.k12.ga.us/External-Affairs-and-Policy/State-Board-of-Education/Pages/Meetings-Minutes-and-Webcasts.aspx BTW, If you can go and get a chance to speak with them, Linda Zechmann, the board member from 1st District, worked as a middle school parapro, and … Continue reading

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Less is More

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CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA ARTICLE VIII. EDUCATION SECTION I. PUBLIC EDUCATION Ga. Const. Art. VIII, § I, Para. I (2012) PARAGRAPH I. Public education; free public education prior to college or postsecondary level; support by taxation The provision of … Continue reading

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How Many Georgia Legislators Does It Take To Screw In A Lightbulb?

Got your attention?  This is no joke.  And the real question is:  How many Georgia legislators does it take to improve DeKalb County students’ education? The answer:  As many as it takes to vote to change Georgia’s state constitution to … Continue reading

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Notes from Rep. Scott Holcomb meeting in Tucker

Below are detailed minutes taken by one of our DSW contributors at the public meeting held by State Rep. Scott Holcomb, March 20, 2012 at Livsey ES. Meeting ran from 7 – 830 p.m. About 30 people were in attendance … Continue reading

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