DeKalb School Board

Current Dekalb Superintendent Michael Thurmond's contract ends in June (Credit: Jean Ross/CBS Local)

Michael Thurmond Joins LJW On Power Talk

Former Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond joined LJW on today’s show. Thurmond is currently the interim superintendent of the DeKalb County School District, the third largest district in the state of Georgia. The district serves nearly […]

92.9 The Game–08/12/2013


New Dekalb School Board Members Join The Mo Ivory Show

Six new members of the DeKalb County School Board were sworn in yesterday and are now going to have the task of fixing the problems that have been plaguing the school board, with accreditation being […]


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List Of School Board Hopefuls To Be Trimmed To 12

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – A panel searching for candidates to replace members of the embattled DeKalb County school board is working to narrow a list of more than 400 applicants to a dozen finalists. Officials say […]



The Mo Ivory Show: Dekalb County School Board Files Lawsuit

In the continuing saga of Dekalb School Board, there is now a lawsuit that has been filed seeking to halt a hearing with the Georgia Board of Education. The hearing could determine whether Gov. Nathan […]


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DeKalb School Board Postpones Vote On Teacher Layoffs…Again

DECATUR – (WAOK/AJC)  –  DeKalb school board members voted on Monday against laying off teachers,  saying they would prefer to find other ways to clear up a nearly 85-million dollar deficit.   On a vote of 5-2,  board […]