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DeKalb parents group: Hire new superintendent rather than entice Thurmond to stay

As Monday’s DeKalb school board meeting showed, community support exists for keeping Michael Thurmond in charge of schools.

The DeKalb school board fired its search firm… 693 more words


Opinion: DeKalb parents ought to get involved in superintendent search

DeKalb parent and education advocate Allyson Gevertz offers advice today on what county residents can do to support school reform. Co-founder of the countywide parent advocacy group Parent Councils United, Gevertz had urged the DeKalb school board to involve the community in the search as it has now done. 591 more words


Druid Hills annexation: 'Creating more problems than solutions'

A Druid Hills Middle School teacher shared a compelling letter he wrote to legislators about annexation.

Many folks contend the annexation effort is an attempt to pressure DeKalb Schools into reconsidering the Druid Hills Charter Cluster, which was turned down by the school board. 1,105 more words


DeKalb Schools gears up to fight annexation, to protect 'what is naturally ours.'

AJC DeKalb education reporter Ty Tagami has a good story in MyAJC.com this morning about the proposed annexation of Druid Hills and the impact on schools and families, especially those outside the boundaries who could be left without a high school. 710 more words

Culture And Schools

AJC Opinion: 'DeKalb Way' is wrong way in school chief search

Lynn Deutsch is the parent of three children. She has served on numerous committees at the local and state level, including the Citizens Planning Task Force and the Master Teacher and Academic Coach Implementation Committee. 593 more words