Tue., April 23, 2013 7:00am
An attorney representing an ousted DeKalb County school board member says lawmakers in 2010 exceeded their authority when they gave the governor the ability to remove locally-elected school board members. New details of the challenge to the law emerged in new court briefs the attorney filed April 19.
Tue., March 12, 2013 6:00am
The governor suspended members of the majority black DeKalb County School Board over accusations of financial mismanagement and other allegations. A coalition of black leaders Monday asked that he consider finding black replacement board members.
Mon., March 11, 2013 7:03am
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. The 12 finalists could emerge early this week. Their names would then be passed on to Gov. Nathan Deal.
Thu., March 7, 2013 7:00am
More than 400 people have applied for positions on the beleaguered DeKalb County school board after Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal removed two-thirds of its members. Wednesday was the deadline for applications to the board for the metro Atlanta school system.
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 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.
Mon., February 11, 2013 6:00am
Education officials could deliberate privately about troubled Georgia school boards under a plan being considered in the General Assembly. Any testimony to the state board and its final vote on a recommendation would still happen in public. The board can recommend that the governor replace entire local school boards.