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Next superintendent needs experience in fixing problems

By   /  November 15, 2012  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

Tweet When Joshua Murfree was hired, the school board sought to hide the other finalists from our eyes.  They didn’t want us to know that both finalists had experience turning around school systems, which happened to be exactly what we needed in this community.  Now, there is a chance to remedy that mistake.

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The idiocy must end

By   /  May 22, 2012  /  Outlook  /   Comments


Tweet       It’s past time for the idiocy in the Dougherty County School System to come to an abrupt and sudden end.  In recent weeks, we’ve had a whistle-blower program that’s all but guaranteed to eliminate legitimate whistleblowing, a school system that pays the bond for a student arrest on school grounds, an [...]

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Cheating found on CRCT

By   /  December 28, 2011  /  Jim Wilcox, Opinion  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Written by Jim Wilcox, general manager of WALB.     Well the report is in and we all now know there was not only cheating on Dougherty County CRCT tests…there was wide-spread cheating. Long before the governor appointed special investigators to set up shop in town to get to the bottom of the test [...]

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