Tag Archives: Ramona Tyson

UPDATE: Live Blog for Tonight’s 6PM Board Meeting & SACS Update from Elgart

Join us tonight at 6PM as we watch the Board meeting streamed live. The Board will adjourn to a Committee of the Whole where Dr. Mark Elgart of AdvancedED (SACS) will present an update. We will add to this post … Continue reading

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Thurmond treads into Ramona Tyson’s “Land of Empty Promises”

The latest article in the AJC is very hard to read. Well, it’s not ‘hard’ to read as the content is shallow, but it’s depressing. It’s a one-on-one interview with Michael Thurmond. Granted, he’s new on the job, but his … Continue reading

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The vortex of DeKalb: A long, slow flush

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As Yogi Berra used to say, “It’s déjà vu all over again!” Yes, folks, welcome to the perpetual vortex called DeKalb. We have been living one long, never-ending Groundhog Day for over a decade now. We’ve enjoyed a 10 year … Continue reading

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We’re more broke than our board chair even knows

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According to a new report by Ty Tagami at the AJC, DeKalb is among several school systems in Georgia showing a budget deficit. Well, actually, DeKalb’s deficit is greater than three times the rest combined! And worse, apparently, our board … Continue reading

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Is it insubordinate when the administration ignores the board?

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According to the AJC: School system spends $34 million more than budgeted The DeKalb County School District finished the fiscal year that ended in June by spending $34 million over what had been budgeted a year earlier, according to new … Continue reading

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