Tag Archives: Kirk Lunde

There is hope that the DeKalb school board may just find that right new leader

We will go out on a limb here and say that we are hopeful. We are hearing that the Board really is interviewing what may be several outstanding candidates for superintendent. We are at a watershed moment, in that this … Continue reading

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Update on the International Teachers contract

IN JUNE, we posted our concerns about two, one year contracts totaling over three million dollars for international teachers unanimously approved at the June board meeting. Not only did it stick in our craw that we are paying high fees … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Budget Cuts, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, DeKalb County, Georgia, Education in the South, Teacher Contracts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 60 Comments

Open Letter regarding FY 15 budget

Reprinted from the Tucker Patch >> Posted by Kirk Lunde , February 15, 2014 at 09:02 AM Dear Superintendent Thurmond and Board of Education, I am writing to share my recommendations for developing the DeKalb County School District’s budget for … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., Georgia State Board of Education, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 16 Comments