Mon., March 4, 2013 2:52pm
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.
Wed., February 27, 2013 2:19pm
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.
Mon., February 25, 2013 11:25am
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.
Mon., February 25, 2013 2:55am
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.
Fri., February 22, 2013 2:41pm
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.
Fri., February 22, 2013 3:50am
The Georgia Board of Education has voted to recommend Gov. Nathan Deal suspend six of nine DeKalb County School Board members. School board members appeared for a lengthy hearing Thursday.
Wed., February 20, 2013 6:32am
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.
Tue., February 19, 2013 6:00am
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.