Below is also an excerpt from an article in the AJC regarding DeKalb's Charter status. The Board of Education appears willing to approve for the entire school district what they denied the Druid Hills Charter Cluster. Make sense? Well, it is DCSS. Also, a question, if the school district becomes a charter district, what does that mean for the current conversion charters? Will DCSS deem them unnecessary and deny their petitions?
By Ty Tagami
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The DeKalb County School District may become the next big metro Atlanta system to give more autonomy to principals and parents, if the school board votes as expected next month to pursue charter system status.
Every Georgia district must decide by summer 2015 whether to maintain the status quo or to restructure and push more decisions from the central office to the schoolhouse.
Click here to read the remainder of the article.
Also, if you have not reviewed the Flexibility Advisory Committee Executive Summary, you can view by clicking here.
Click here to view the district's presentation on "Charter System" and "Status Quo" options.