Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Gwinnett County Public Schools will hold board meetings in each of the five districts in March and April. A meeting at Parkview High is set for April 2.
Gwinnett County Public Schools will commence its area school board meetings later this month, and continue through April. As officials do every year, board members will meet once in each of their districts. All meetings begin at 7 p.m. in the host school's theater. There will be refreshments begining at 6:30 p.m. Citizens my attend any one of the five meetings. The meetings will be held: The meetings are a time for the school board to share information with the public. It is also an opportunity to hear the superintendent talk about the state of the school district, including budget challenges and recent successes.
Monday, November 12, 2012
The Gwinnett school system has helped Partnership Gwinnett fund business recruitment.
Monday, November 12, 2012
The Georgia Attorney General's Office has agreed to review the legality of a financial arrangement between the Gwinnett school system and a Gwinnett Chamber business unit, according to a media report. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has reported that Lauren Kane, a spokesperson for Attorney General Sam Olens, said that the office is reviewing the issue. It is acting on a request by state schools Superintendent John Barge. Since 2007, the Gwinnett system, which is headquartered in Suwanee, has given Partnership Gwinnett $150,000 a year. That money helps to fund the salaries of two employees who work to recruit new business to the county. School system officials say that the new businesses bring in a return in property taxes that more than …
Thursday, July 21, 2011
Decision has been delayed the past two meetings.
Updated 12:16 p.m., July 21, 2011 The Gwinnett County school board again will consider a revised proposal for land acquisitions at its July board meeting Thursday in Suwanee. Also, the system has received the report from a third-party audit over land purchases that it commissioned in April. The system's recent land acquisitions came in for public controversy because of a series of articles in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Those articles reported that some Gwinnett land developers made large, quick profits -- as much as $1 million per day, in one case -- in land sales to GCPS since 2004. The revised policy was delayed from both the May and June board meetings. In June, board Chairman Robert McClure said he felt it best to delay the vote…