The lack of the above-mentioned items is why many of our schools are failing. The schools that are marked as “failing,” are, in many ways, indicators of where we as a society have failed our schools. We spend millions of public dollars on sports stadiums, economic tax breaks for corporations, and bloated bureaucratic nonsense.
Recently, Parent Councils United of DeKalb (PCU) hosted the annual State of the District address at Tucker High School. During this gathering of parents, teachers, community stakeholders,… Read more “DeKalb County Schools Superintendent Takes Time to Respond to Individuals’ Questions”
On July 2012, City of Brookhaven was incorporated. The city was born to keep tax dollars local,” providing services that are truly focused on the needs of… Read more “Latino Connection Georgia Delves into Issues of Affordable Housing, Education on BuHi”
Reconciliation. That’s what we need to have right now – not only in our country, but in our local community. This week, I met with representatives from… Read more “Bringing Reconciliation to the Chamblee and Cross Keys Communities”
Click here to view the recommended plan to relieve overcrowding in Regions 1 and 2. http://www.dekalbschoolsga.org/secondary-school-facility-planning-and-feasibility-study/
All this talk about new high schools and redistricting has gotten me thinking: Are we even ready to do this? Because I have a feeling that we… Read more “Some Chamblee Charter HS Students Welcome Cross Keys HS Students with Racist and Obscene Comments”
*Cross Keys HS and Sequoyah MS issued the same letter; however, SMS signed the letter “Sequoyah MS School Council and Cross Keys HS School Council,” while CKHS signed… Read more “Cross Keys HS and Sequoyah MS Issue a Joint Letter of Support for Option B”
Over the past few weeks, the Cross Keys High School Council has been gathering input from various stakeholders in the Buford Highway community. Today, Principal Heard (Cross… Read more “Cross Keys HS and Sequoyah MS Issue Letters of Support for Option B”
I stand fully with the Cross Keys Foundation’s position (please read below), and I hope that all of the Cross Keys cluster schools support a variant of Option B.
The conversation about what to do about overcrowding in Regions 1 and 2 of DeKalb County continues. As people begin to consider the different options, I believe… Read more “If You Don’t Like Redistricting, Build Bigger Schools”