Tag Archives: Georgia School Boards Association

Strategic Management and Accountability … and Other Myths

In FY ’14, the budget for the division of Strategic Management & Accountability was $205,053. During this year there was one full time employee and the travel budget was $10,000. In the FY ’15 budget, the division of Strategic Management … Continue reading

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Strategic Churn: Recycling a plan and paying for it again

[Reprinted with permission from Nancy Jester’s blog] The DeKalb Board of Education recently approved a new strategic planning process. I use the word “new” purposefully. In 2011, DeKalb engaged the GSBA (Georgia School Boards Association) to assist in the development … Continue reading

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Reformation and the Charter School Amendment

This item was sent out by Nancy Jester in her “Nancy’s News” email today. Below, please find my opinion about the constitutional amendment regarding charter schools that will be on the ballot in November. The opinions expressed below, are solely … Continue reading

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