Tag Archives: Governor Nathan Deal

OpEd: “The Fight for Truth and Voting Rights Continues”

by Dr. Eugene P. Walker for “The Patch” “All things considered, I am encouraged by Friday’s administrative hearing in Judge Maxwell Wood’s courtroom.  It was in his venue that any scrutiny whatsoever was given to the blatantly false AdvancED/SACS report … Continue reading

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It’s a small DeKalb after all!

Let’s play a game of Connect the Dots . . . By now, we all know about the 15-count indictment of DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis. We remember that a former DeKalb Superintendent and COO were indicted in 2010 and their … Continue reading

Posted in DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, DeKalb County, Georgia, Education in the South, Fraud & Corruption, Friends-and-Family, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., SACS/Accreditation, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 89 Comments

Governor names new DeKalb County School Board members

Channel 2 Action News has learned the names of six people Gov. Nathan Deal has chosen to fill vacant DeKalb County School Board seats. Channel 2’s Erica Byfield confirmed that John Coleman of District 1, Michael Erwin of District 3, … Continue reading

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Gov. Deal Suspends Six DeKalb School Board Members

Talk about unintended consequences! We deeply apologize — we are obviously just naive bloggers and didn’t see this one coming. Basically, when we, the public, all called on the State Board to ask the Governor to remove the DeKalb Board … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, Fraud & Corruption, Friends-and-Family, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., Georgia State Board of Education, Michael Thurmond, School Construction, SPLOST IV | Tagged , , | 37 Comments

Thursday’s State Board Hearing: HOW to Get From HERE to THERE

What About Webcasting? Here are some very good reasons why the Georgia State Board of Education should webcast tomorrow’s (1:00 PM, Thursday, January 17, 2013) hearing regarding the DeKalb County Board of Education: The State Board of Education does have … Continue reading

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