Tag Archives: teacher pay

A raise for teachers hides the truth about the extreme rise in administrative costs in DeKalb

Tonight at the DeKalb County School Board meeting, Mr. Thurmond, superintendent, announced a plan to give teachers up to a 4% raise in the FY16 budget, which is now being built. Although that is good news – especially after the … Continue reading

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Pay increase in the cards for DeKalb teachers and staff

Ty Tagami at the AJC has a new post informing us that the new DCSS budget includes a small pay raise for employees as well as a return to a full calendar (no furlough days). It’s a step in the … Continue reading

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Continue to ask the tough questions; the children are counting on you

Some questions to pose at the upcoming ELPC and Tucker meetings: Although it is encouraging that we have a new, albeit interim superintendent and a mostly new, albeit temporarily appointed Board of Education, there are still many reasons to stay … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Budget Cuts, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, DeKalb County, Georgia, Fraud & Corruption, Michael Thurmond, SACS/Accreditation, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 26 Comments