Tag Archives: Georgia Governor Nathan Deal

Something does not compute

Again and again, we are told that things are going so much better with Thurmond and the (mostly) Governor-appointed school board at the helm – and some things are better.  Our credit rating has greatly improved. We have been taken … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Budget Cuts, Charter School, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, DeKalb County, Georgia, DeKalb School Board Elections, Education in the South, Friends-and-Family, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., SACS/Accreditation, School Funding, SPLOST IV, Stan Jester, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 50 Comments

This would be laughable, if it wasn’t so sad.

Take a look at what the AJC is reorting… Governor to teachers: I’m with you, not against you. It’s those schools boards withholding your raises. Deal’s reelection website says: “Every child deserves the opportunity to receive a world class education. … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Judge sustains suspensions of two former DeKalb school board members

From On Common Ground News: Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that chief administrative law Judge Maxwell Woods has sustained the suspensions of two DeKalb County school board members who petitioned for their reinstatement earlier this year. Woods ruled that both … Continue reading

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Vacations in Alaska and Supreme Court Justices

Below is a recent post from former board member Don McChesney’s blog: ‘Vacations in Alaska and Supreme Court Justices’ Hello everybody. My wife and I just returned from a great cruise to Alaska. We saw tons of wildlife foreign to … Continue reading

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You go Pam!

Pam Speaks: We fully support you in your quest to clear your name and your good reputation. We all thank you for your years of service and our hearts are with you as you fight the forces against you. You … Continue reading

Posted in GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., Georgia Education, Georgia State Board of Education, Pam Speaks, SACS/Accreditation, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 29 Comments