Tag Archives: SACS. accreditation

Mark Elgart speaks up

From the Dunwoody Reporter: The regional school accrediting agency has taken issue with the actions of members of metro Atlanta school boards, including DeKalb County’s school board. Reporter Newspapers asked Mark Elgart, chief executive officer of AdvancED, parent of an … Continue reading

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Jesse Cunningham heads to re-instatement hearing on Monday

From “On Common Ground News”… Jesse “Jay” Cunningham is urging DeKalb County residents to attend the upcoming state administrative hearing to determine if he and four other suspended school board members should be reinstated. Cunningham’s hearing is scheduled Monday, July … Continue reading

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DeKalb School Board: Making Progress according to SACS

From the Patch: A new report from AdvancED finds that the DeKalb County School District has made “recognizable progress” in creating the foundations to address the issues raised by SACS when the district was placed on probation late last year. … Continue reading

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More with Michael Thurmond around DeKalb

In watching interviews with Michael Thurmond and reading the transcripts, we find that he has five key talking points he covers at every event. He covered these at the “Eggs & Issues” with Leadership DeKalb on March 27. The ELPC … Continue reading

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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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