DeKalb residents ought to show up Thursday at 6 p.m. to meet the three school superintendent finalists.
At the open session at the Administration and Instructional Complex, 1701 Mountain Industrial Blvd., Stone Mountain, candidates will each get 50 minutes to introduce themselves and answer pre-submitted questions.
(I did send this note to DeKalb schools: When are you releasing the three names? It seems odd that the county is asking parents to submit questions without knowing who the candidates are or their backgrounds as the questions would be a lot more relevant if parents knew the candidates’ history.
And I just received an answer that they do plan on releasing the names, possibly today. I will post. Maureen)
In an AJC story on the search for new school chiefs in DeKalb and three other districts, DeKalb School Board Chair Tom Bowen said, “Rather than going behind closed doors, we want to be as inclusive as we can. It goes to the bigger picture of changing the culture and