Tag Archives: Governor Nathan Deal

Gov. Deal’s overhaul list of failing schools gets mixed reactions

“I believe the governor’s proposed plan is just in the exploratory phase, but we should hear it out,” said Orson. “We have to do something. Parents at failing schools in this district and across the state are eager to find the solution, whatever that may be. As more and more meetings pop up across the county and state on this issue, I expect them to be well attended by parents looking for answers.” Continue reading

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Legislation To Help Failing Schools In DeKalb

From the Fact Checker blog >> Governor Deal unveiled a plan Wednesday allowing the state to assume management and operations of failing schools. This post was adapted from How Nathan Deal’s bid to rescue failing schools would work by Greg … Continue reading

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Oh the connections, they are more tangled than ever

DSW has found out about some very new and interesting connections. In conversation about newly appointed board member, Dr. Joyce Morley, also known as “The Love Doctor”, we were informed that there is another “Love Doctor” acting in this scene … Continue reading

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Tagami’s report on the former board members’ hearings

Ty Tagami attended virtually all of the hearings at the state where the dismissed board members (except Nancy Jester) appealed the decision to remove them.* He has posted a report on the AJC. Those with a “My AJC” account can … Continue reading

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And in other news of DeKalb corruption…

From the “Patch”: Gov. Nathan Deal has suspended DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis from office as a result of his recent indictments, and named DeKalb Commissioner Lee May as his temporary replacement. The suspension takes effect immediately. May currently serves as … Continue reading

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