Tag Archives: Superintendent Michael Thurmond

So, exactly how did Michael Thurmond ‘balance’ DeKalb Schools’ budget?

Check out the various ways Michael Thurmond has taken from children (the classroom and teachers) in order to ‘balance’ the budget and build the reserves >> Yes, it’s true, Michael Thurmond has been able to wrangle the nearly bankrupt DeKalb … Continue reading

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Severe winter weather update

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“NOW IS THE TIME TO PREPARE FOR THIS WINTER STORM. … DO NOT WAIT FOR THE WARNING!” – The National Weather Service Continue reading

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The first board meeting of 2015 will take place Monday, Jan. 12; New members, Stan Jester and Vickie Turner will take their seats

The DeKalb Board of Education will hold the following meetings on Monday, January 12, 2015: 2:00pm Work Session, Committee of the Whole & Executive Session for personnel & legal matters and student appeals Cabinet Room, Robert R. Freeman Administrative & … Continue reading

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MICHAEL THURMOND SELECTED AS ONE OF THE 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL GEORGIANS

PRESS RELEASE Georgia Trend Magazine recognizes DeKalb School Superintendent Michael Thurmond, Superintendent of the DeKalb County School District, has been named to the Georgia Trend magazine’s “100 Most Influential Georgians.” He is the only local public school superintendent to be … Continue reading

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Michael Thurmond talks DeKalb Charter School System

  Read more on the subject in this article by Ty Tagami at the AJC:   DeKalb may vote to pursue charter system Board expected to approve move in May. Superintendent favors status change, says it will foster innovation. By … Continue reading

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