Tag Archives: accreditation

SACS cites progress made by DeKalb school system

Accrediting agency says the DeKalb school system is making progress in fixing its fiscal and governance problems . . .

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SACS takes DeKalb schools off probation

The SACS accreditation agency said Tuesday it is taking the DeKalb County school system off probation . . .

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Michael Thurmond takes on his biggest job yet

Running the DeKalb County school system could be the most thankless job in politics. Why would someone like Michael Thurmond agree to do it? . . .

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Deal to suspend DeKalb school board members – but the courts may stop him

Gov. Nathan Deal says he will suspend six members of the DeKalb County school board, but a federal court lawsuit may nullify that action . . .

Tags: accreditation , DeKalb County school board , Nathan Deal , Richard Story

Political Notes — State delays decision on Miller school board

The State Board of Education puts off a decision on what to do about the bickering members of the Miller County school board; South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley denies any connection between a fundraiser in Atlanta and her agency’s decision to grant an environmental permit for the Savannah harbor dredging . . .

Tags: accreditation , Atlanta Press Club , DHEC board , environmental permit , Eric Tanenblatt , insurance department , Jim Beck , Miller County school board , Nathan Deal , Nikki Haley , Ralph Hudgens , Savannah harbor project , state Board of Education , Wanda Barrs