A federal judge's ruling allows for the governor's suspension of two-thirds of the school board members in a suburban Atlanta district to move forward, although legal questions remain. U.S. District Judge Richard Story issued an order Monday denying the request by the DeKalb County school district and the board chairman for a preliminary injunction.
A state lawsuit by six members of the DeKalb County School board challenging Governor Nathan Deal's power to suspend them has been dismissed. The six were suspended Monday by the Governor after a reccommendation by the State Board of Education.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says he will sign an executive order to suspend six of nine DeKalb County School Board members. Deal made the announcement Monday although federal judge issued an order temporarily preventing him from replacing board members until after a hearing on Friday.
A federal judge is temporarily preventing Georgia's governor from replacing DeKalb County school board members who were recommended for suspension by the state Board of Education. Gov. Nathan Deal had scheduled a news conference for 11 a.m. Monday to announce whether he would follow the recommendation.
Gov. Nathan Deal is set to announce whether he'll suspend members of the DeKalb County School Board. Deal is set to make a decision Monday. During a roughly 14-hour hearing Thursday, the Georgia Board of Education voted to suspend six of nine school board members.
A judge's decision clears the way for a state hearing that could unseat members of the DeKalb County school board. The board had filed a lawsuit, seeking to halt Thursday's hearing with the Georgia Board of Education.
The DeKalb County school board has filed a lawsuit, seeking to halt a hearing with the Georgia Board of Education. The hearing could determine whether Gov. Nathan Deal makes sweeping changes in the school system's leadership.
DeKalb County school board members are preparing for a key hearing that could determine whether Georgia's governor makes sweeping changes in the school system's leadership. The school board is also expected to discuss selection of a new chairman this week.