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DeKalb legal spending out of control

AJC writers Nancy Badertscher and Ty Tagami are reporting today that DeKalb is outspending all other area districts on legal fees. In fact, DeKalb spends more on legal fees than Gwinnett, Cobb and Fulton combined. Check out this chart compiled … Continue reading

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DeKalb school system sued over spending on lawyers

Ty Tagami has posted a very important article at the AJC online about the Heery Mitchell case.  It appears that Heery and a private citizen have teemed up to sue DeKalb schools for illegally spending itself into the ground and … Continue reading

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UPDATE: An Open Letter to the Georgia State Board of Education

DSW editorial staff met to discuss the concerns of our readers regarding our call for 4th district representation on the State Board of Education before a decision is made about recommending removal of the DeKalb Board of Education.  Having listened … Continue reading

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Is the board seeking to fire Atkinson ‘for cause’?

What exactly is going on here? Someone is lying. The story goes that Dr. Atkinson asked Ron Ramsey to present a ‘deal’ to former (RIFFED) employees who are suing the district. The deal basically said that if the plaintiffs dropped … Continue reading

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DeKalb schools’ legal bill to double in 2013

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The Daily Report recently reported that DeKalb schools’ legal bill will double in 2013 to an astounding number. Guess. Just take a quick guess. Guess how many of your hard-earned tax dollars will be sent to the coffers of law … Continue reading

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