In the face of increasingly vocal citizen opposition, DeKalb County School Superintendent Crawford Lewis made public the County’s plansfor DeKalb Marine Corps Institute. Classes will begin this fall at the Heritage Center off Briarcliff Road in North DeKalb, but will move to another location for its second year of operation. The County has not selected a permanent site for the Institute.
Thadeous Dixon will be the Principal with an undisclosed 32-year veteran of the Marines as the Commandent.
The Institute will operate on a year-long schedule with “looping” where teachers are paired with students for multiple years.
From Military Ring Info
This will be a one of a kind public military style high school. The school will be run by the Marine Corps, and its purpose will be to instill discipline into high school students who attend. This school will be one in a network of similar schools which will open across the country.
The World of Ensayn Reality questions whether military contributions towards school maintenance and teacher pay will lead to
subliminal message underpinned in the lessons covertly coercing the tender minds of the students attending The Marine Corps Institute to join the Marine Corps or the military in general.