Posts tagged with "Druid Hills Charter Cluster"

Druid Hills Charter Cluster officially disbands

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 12, 2015

This story has been updated.  The Druid Hills Charter Cluster board has decided to call it quits. The board met on Feb. 10 and voted to dissolve Druid Hills Charter Cluster Inc. The group’s announcement comes after a recent attempt to restart discussions about the charter cluster idea with DeKalb County Superintendent Michael Thurmond. Representatives […]

DeKalb Super releases statement on charter cluster meeting

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 10, 2015

DeKalb County Schools Superintendent Michael Thurmond has sent Decaturish a statement regarding a meeting that he had with representatives of the Druid Hills Charter Cluster group. The statement provides no direct rebuttal to a summary of the Feb. 4 meeting that was relayed by a charter cluster representative who attended. “The primary purpose of the meeting […]

Dear Decaturish – The wrong people were in the room

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 9, 2015

We accept letters to the editor. All letters must be signed and are typically 400 to 800 words in length. We reserve the right to edit letters for length and content. To send your letter to the editor, email it to Dear Decaturish, The “Meeting notes” leaked by the Druid Hills Charter Cluster community […]

Meeting notes suggest DeKalb Super won’t budge on charter cluster idea

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 8, 2015

DeKalb County Schools Superintendent Michael Thurmond this week met with representatives of a group that wants to create a Druid Hills Charter Cluster. The meeting at first seemed like a sign that the superintendent was reconsidering his opposition to the idea. Thurmond’s spokesperson confirmed it to Decaturish, said the meeting was at Thurmond’s request and called its […]

Druid Hills Charter group pulls petition

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 15, 2014

A group working to create a Druid Hills Charter Cluster said it is pulling its petition, citing frustration with the DeKalb County Board of Education’s refusal to consider it. Today’s announcement will have a ripple effect on local annexation discussions. The Druid Hills neighborhood has been considering pursuing annexation into Atlanta, which has a public […]

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