Clarke County Board of Education

This week on Athens News Matters, hear WUGA’s panel of commentators discuss the ongoing Clarke County Board of Education drama and the resignation of Central Services director David Fluck. 

 

Affordable housing is one of Athens’ biggest crises, one that tiny houses could help alleviate. However, they’re not allowed in Athens-Clarke County. Hear two reports about the houses, one from Athens Area Habitat for Humanity executive director Stephen Frye, and one from the owner of a tiny house in Oglethorpe County.

 

This week on Athens News Matters, hear WUGA's panel of commentators discuss the continuing saga of ethics complaints against school board members. School Superintendent Demond Means sits down to talk about the Board of Education's controversial decision to redevelop the West Broad School site.

In honor of the UGA/Notre Dame game, hear about the schools' rivalry -- and unlikely partnership.

Plus, a history of southern labor unions, a "found footage" festival, musician Ken Strinfellow and the 28th annual Insect-ival.

A controversial decision to redevelop the West Broad School site has left the future of the West Broad Community Garden in question. School Superintendent Demond Means talks about the benefits of the Board of Education’s decision. 

WUGA’s panel of commentators discusses the continuing saga of ethics complaints against school board members, the superintendent’s response and  the board’s vote to redevelop the West Broad School site.

 

Friction is growing between some members of the Clarke County Board of Education and school district administrators, as an ethics complaint filed against some board members could threaten the district’s accreditation. Board President LaKeisha Gantt addressed the apparent dysfunction in the Clarke County School District.

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