Posts tagged with "Michael Thurmond"

Thurmond kicking off campaign for DeKalb CEO

Posted by Dena Mellick February 18, 2016

Former DeKalb Schools Superintendent Michael Thurmond is kicking off his campaign for the post of county CEO on Saturday, Feb. 20. A Facebook event invite says, “It’s time for a new day in DeKalb County. Join me for a community rally as I kickoff my campaign to be your next DeKalb CEO. I want to hear […]

DeKalb County’s School Board will conduct private interviews of superintendent candidates

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 30, 2015

The DeKalb County Board of Education will meet on Friday, May 1, at a location near the Atlanta airport to begin interviewing candidates to replace outgoing superintendent Michael Thurmond. The meeting will be held at 1:30 pm at the Sheraton Atlanta Airport Hotel 1900 Sullivan Road Atlanta, GA 30337. The Board usually meets at the Central Office […]

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 […]

DeKalb County superintendent meets with Druid Hills Charter Cluster members

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 6, 2015

This story has been updated.  DeKalb County Schools Superintendent Michael Thurmond may be having second thoughts about the idea of creating a Druid Hills Charter Cluster. School system spokesperson Quinn Hudson informed Decaturish on Friday that Thurmond recently met with representatives from the charter cluster group at Thurmond’s request. Hudson said the meeting lasted about […]

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