In a riveting resignation, Cobb County Schools counselor and Black Lives Matter activist, Jennifer Susko leaves the district citing the mounting outcry around the critical race theory debate. Dear Mr. Ragsdale, et. al: It is with deep sadness that I resign from the Cobb County School District in an act of protest against the recent ban […]
Community members sparred over critical race theory being taught in Griffin-Spalding County Schools during public comment at a Board of Education meeting Tuesday. Despite Superintendent Keith Simmons’ previous declaration that critical race theory is not taught in the district, a clear division formed as members of the public expressed their opinions at the podium. The […]
On Sunday, a Georgia mom went viral for a video after speaking out in the public comment section of a school board meeting. The video, which has amassed nearly 400,000 views, shows the mom speaking out at a Gwinnett County Public Schools Meeting in Suwanee, Georgia. Melanie Moore, depicted in the video, has a fourth-grader […]
The Cobb County School Board of Education passed a resolution to prohibit teaching of critical race theory in the district Thursday. The vote was split among partisan lines, with republican members voting for the resolution and democratic members voting against the resolution. Chair Randy Scamihorn, David Chastain, David Banks and Brad Wheeler — all Republican […]
Gwinnett County Public School Board Chair Everton Blair expressed his dismay about dialogue about critical race theory and the passing of resolutions to limit discussion on race in a statement on Facebook early Friday morning.
On March 19, Cherokee School Board approved the appointment of CCSD’s first administrator focused on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). Cecelia Lewis, who currently serves as a Principal in Maryland and has extensive school and district leadership experience. She was scheduled to join CCSD this summer as an administrator on special assignments for student services. […]