At this last Wednesday, February 15th School Board Budget, Audit, Finance & Facilities Committee Meeting, Chair Paul Womack raised some “concerns” about how the money received from the nine schools who are “burdened” by the cell towers would be allocated and used by the School Board.
What?!?!? You thought all that money was going to help your school, “burdened” by a cell tower? WRONG. Read the contract carefully. The LANDLORD collecting rent for the tower is the Board of Education of DeKalb County. Nothing in the agreement says anything about the school getting any funds, or even a PTA.
Thanks to DeKalb School Board Watch for reporting on this development. Read the notes from the meeting here. Read the rest of this entry »
On the heels of the grand jury recommendation to convene a special investigation into the DeKalb County School Board, Superintendent Atkinson removed the CFO from his duties. Let’s not forget, the School Board is still operating under a cloud of suspicion raised after four indictments and continued investigations into the workings of the School Board.
From ajc.com January 5, 2012
Chief Financial Officer Marcus Turk was reassigned, a system spokesman confirmed Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »