The new DeKalb County School Watch Blog highlighted the article and as usual some of the comments are as worthwhile as the article itself. Please check it out if you are interested in the future of the DeKalb County School System
DeKalb County Schools: A view from the inside out
The very-much-maligned DeKalb County School System seems to find itself in the news almost weekly with a new crisis or shortfall.For your added educational enjoyment - a little history.
It is easy to put the blame for all the problems squarely on those charged with running the system or those working in the system.
In the bigger perspective, however, I believe there is a much bigger factor that drives the weaknesses in the system. It is my opinion that the most profound deterrent to good operation is the overall size of the district itself.
More at the link above.