Thursday, January 24, 2013
Did Sarah Copeland-Woods lie during the School Board hearing last Thursday?
Thursday, January 24
Greetings Governor Deal, Legislators, and State Department of Education Members, I am resident of Dekalb County with a child attending Tucker Middle School. I am very concerned about the state of the Dekalb County School District (DCSD) and the Dekalb Board of Education (DBOE). Thank you for the hearing on Jan. 17, 2013. I was very impressed with the depth of the questioning. Clearly the members of Georgia Department of Education had done their research prior to the hearing. I was significantly less impressed with the quality of the answers provided by the DBOE. One answer in particular made my heart sink. When Sarah Copelin-Wood was asked about emails that negatively affect the chain of command she replied, (I am quoting to the best of my…
Monday, April 23, 2012
Superintendent Cheryl Atkinson will be the guest speaker.
The public is invited to attend the Tucker Parent Council's final meeting for the 2011-2012 school year today, Monday, April 23. The meeting will be held at Livsey Elementary School at 7 p.m. Dr. Cheryl Atkinson, Superintendent of DeKalb County School District, is scheduled to attend and will present a talk titled "State of the District." There will be a question and answer session after the presentation. In other TPC news: Volunteers from each school are needed to help man the council's booth during Tucker Day on Saturday May 12, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. The council is also asking each school to prepare a description of their activities and awards to be included in a brochure. For more information, please contact Jeanie Christian at …
Thursday, April 19, 2012
The Superintendent will make a recommendation to the Board of Education in May.
Thursday, April 19, 2012
The DeKalb County School District Calendar Committee has recommended to Superintendent Dr. Cheryl Atkinson that DeKalb Schools adopt a new balanced calendar for the 2013-2014 school year, one that includes more instructional opportunity for students throughout the year. The School District Calendar Committee recommended that the District not make changes to the upcoming 2012-2013 school year calendar, which the DeKalb County Board of Education approved in 2010. Based on the committee’s suggestions, the Superintendent will make a recommendation to the Board of Education in May regarding a process to build a new 2013-2014 calendar. The School District calendar for the 2012-2013 school year will not change. An online survey seeking community …