Tag Archives: Stan Jester

Nancy Jester responds to WSB’s Rachel Stockman’s report tonight about Stan Jester

From Nancy Jester’s Facebook Page >> Just want to say that I saw a ridiculous and completely false story that is being promo’d to run at 11pm about Stan Jester. Here are the facts: (1) Stan has had a national … Continue reading

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DeKalb Superintendent Search Update

by Stan Jester [reposted from the Fact Checker] >> The community engagement portion is complete and the Superintendent Search Liaison group convened for it’s first meeting last Monday (March 2). As PROACT describes it, the liaison group meeting was a … Continue reading

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Just Say NO to Waivers

Originally posted at The Fact Checker on February 28, 2015 by Stan Jester “Classrooms First for Georgia” – Requires, at a minimum, 65% of a system’s total operating funds to be spent in the classroom. The statute was enacted in … Continue reading

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DeKalb School Board member’s pay withheld amid fight over background checks

School Board Stan Jester believes that nothing in state law requires him to submit to a background check conducted by DeKalb County Schools. Continue reading

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A most interesting discussion from the Feb 2, 2015 board meeting

Now, I know what a board is, and I’ve been a professional for many, many years. And I’m going to be respected and not disrespected. You can have the Jester grin – whatever you want, and be one – but not here today.
-Dr. Joyce Morley dressing down co-board member, Stan Jester Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Budget Cuts, Education in the South, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., Michael Thurmond, Stan Jester, Teacher Contracts | Tagged , , , , | 65 Comments