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 & 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”
The options for the DeKalb County Secondary Schools Planning and Feasibility Study are out for public review and comment. The big question in the minds of many… Read more “Secondary Schools Planning: Thinking Through the Options for Fall 2016”
This past month’s DeKalb Board of Education work session was quite enlightening with regard to our department of Human Capital. Our district, a week before school, reported 291 unfilled teacher positions – and that’s not including teaching positions to be funded through Title I federal funds. Last year at this time, we had 149 teacher vacancies.
Graduating high school is tough, especially if you have moved multiple times between schools or school districts. That’s why I wanted to provide links to some of… Read more “How Do I Check to See If I’m “On Track” to Graduate?”
Apparently an earlier statement from a consultant with Educational Planners has been disqualified as “completely inaccurate and inappropriate.”
I have created a survey for our community to take (a Spanish version will be released shortly), and I encourage you to disseminate this information to your different networks.