Tag Archives: Michael Thrumond

Strategic Management and Accountability … and Other Myths

In FY ’14, the budget for the division of Strategic Management & Accountability was $205,053. During this year there was one full time employee and the travel budget was $10,000. In the FY ’15 budget, the division of Strategic Management … Continue reading

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Do you see inequity at your school?

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The April 16 ELPC meeting

From our Emails >> Today I attended the Emory-LaVista Parent Council meeting at Lakeside. Our superintendent , Mr. Thurmond, was the primary speaker. It was advertised as a state of the system update. It really did not follow that kind … Continue reading

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Teacher Contracts – Part III

Well, the deadline to sign your “contract” for next school year (2014 – 2015) has come and gone. Inquiring minds want to know: Did you or didn’t you? If not, why not? +++ If you did not sign the “contract,” … Continue reading

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Thurmond insists things are better in DeKalb school district since he took over

Michael Thurmond met with the Chamblee Dunwoody Parents Council and according to the Dunwoody Reporter, had the following to say >> Interim DeKalb School Superintendent Michael Thurmond told north DeKalb parents the troubled district is dealing with its problems. “Today … Continue reading

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