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New school board meets
by Noreen Cochran
March 20, 2013 10:15 PM | 1963 views | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Taxpayers will not have to pony up for legal expenses in a lawsuit against Gov. Nathan Deal and the state of Georgia following a 9-0 vote last night by the new DeKalb County school board to disengage itself.

Former board member Eugene Walker remains a plaintiff.

Other actions in the board's first meeting since Deal appointed six new members included accepting an update on the 11-point action plan to keep accreditation after SACS put the system on notice in December.

Milestones in the process occur in May, when the accrediting agency will visit the system.

The board tackled a series of actions delayed by the removal of six board members in Februrary.

All votes were unanimous except for approval of buying trailers to be used as classrooms.

New board member Thaddeus Mayfield objected on financial grounds.

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