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We simply must push beyond the race issue in Georgia and DeKalb, or truly be ‘Left Behind’.

Have you all seen and read the latest story from National Geographic? It seems that we are becoming a true melting pot far faster than was predicted. National Geographic says, “The U.S. Census Bureau has collected detailed data on multiracial … Continue reading

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New report quantifies DeKalb’s woes

A new $300,000 report generated by a Texas firm has just been released, revealing that DeKalb county is in pretty serious trouble. And the school system is a big part of the problem. After all, it’s nearly impossible to entice … Continue reading

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Update on the Fight Against Corruption

From Stan Jester’s Fact Checker blog — Pat Reid and Tony Pope The jury was selected this week, and in opening statements yesterday, the defense attorneys for Reid and Pope said the defendants will testify about the racketeering and theft … Continue reading

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Back to school!

We are thinking of everyone today and hoping for great starts for all of our children and teachers as they begin the 2013-14 school year. Please stay focused simply on the daily tasks at hand and continue to do your … Continue reading

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Discussions…

There are so many issues being discussed this week, we thought we’d just clue our readers in to a few, in case you’ve been on vacation… First, Kyle Wingfield of the AJC wrote a very revealing opinion piece in this … Continue reading

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