Calling it “a historical inequity that has existed in the Dekalb School District”, Superintendent Michael Thurmond is proposing a pay increase for the lowest paid workers in the district. Thurmond, who has been with the […]
The DeKalb County Board of Education, by a unanimous vote, has terminated its contract with PROACT. The company had been hired to oversee the search for the next DeKalb County School Superintendent. The contract of […]
Head Of DeKalb Superintendent Search Forced Out Of Previous Job After Allegedly Making Inflammatory Statements
In a surprising development, published reports indicate that there are questions swirling concerning the past of the man in charge of finding DeKalb County’s next Superintendent of Schools. A Chicago Sun Times story dated April […]
The fourth of six public meetings will be held tonight, Tuesday, February 10, 2015, as the Dekalb County School Board continues the search for a Superintendent. Michael Thurmond’s contract expires in June. Tonight’s public meeting […]
Atlanta (WAOK) The more than 100,000 students that are beginning a new school year today in metro Atlanta’s Dekalb County School District will notice some security upgrades. The added buzz-in cameras at every school and […]
The superintendent of DeKalb County schools says police have a suspect in custody after reports of gunfire at an Atlanta-area elementary school.
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 […]
Dekalb County School Superintendent Michael Thurmond Talks Education and The National Black Arts Festival Reignites Passion For Black Arts
Continuing our Back to School push, this weekend Cynthia sits down with Dekalb County School Superintendent Michael Thurmond talks class size, free lunch, budget and the direction of a system in turmoil as school starts […]
The DeKalb Board of Education has named former labor commissioner Michael Thurmond as their interim superintendent. Board commissioner Eugene Walker states, “We are delighted Mr. Thurmond has agreed to serve as our interim superintendent…our school district is facing […]
A recent scam is preying on the unemployed in Georgia.