Tag Archives: SACS

Tagami’s report on the former board members’ hearings

Ty Tagami attended virtually all of the hearings at the state where the dismissed board members (except Nancy Jester) appealed the decision to remove them.* He has posted a report on the AJC. Those with a “My AJC” account can … Continue reading

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Vacations in Alaska and Supreme Court Justices

Below is a recent post from former board member Don McChesney’s blog: ‘Vacations in Alaska and Supreme Court Justices’ Hello everybody. My wife and I just returned from a great cruise to Alaska. We saw tons of wildlife foreign to … Continue reading

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You go Pam!

Pam Speaks: We fully support you in your quest to clear your name and your good reputation. We all thank you for your years of service and our hearts are with you as you fight the forces against you. You … Continue reading

Posted in GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., Georgia Education, Georgia State Board of Education, Pam Speaks, SACS/Accreditation, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 29 Comments

May SACS visit is underway

From Ty Tagami at the AJC: Accreditation agency visits DeKalb The school accreditation agency that placed DeKalb County on probation last year has returned for a review of the school district in preparation for a May 31 report. A monitoring … Continue reading

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DeKalb board moving toward dual accreditation

By Mike Hassinger For The Crier Despite parent wishes to protect accreditation at DeKalb high schools with a back-up plan, School Superintendent Michael Thurmond believes dual accreditation “undermines” his efforts to restore full accreditation for the DeKalb County School System, … Continue reading

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