Common Core defended at public hearing in Dunwoody
by Christine Fonville
August 26, 2014 09:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
At a public hearing last week held by the state Board of Education at Dunwoody High School, Barbara Hampton, the sixth district representative for the board, listened to parents, teachers and administrators’ ideas and concerns regarding performance and public education. Hampton said the purpose of the listening session was to hear comments about Common Core in regards to mathematics and language arts for the upcoming formal evaluation of the standards by the board. Each DeKalb resid...
DeKalb elections calls special election for District 1 commission seat
The DeKalb County Board of Registration and Elections will call for a special election to fill the vacancy in the office of DeKalb County Commissioner, District 1, resulting from the resignation of...
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Bakery sweetens downtown Tucker
After working in the corporate world for many years, Denise Dayoub finally fed her entrepreneurial spirit and opened Sweet Dee’s Bakeshop a little more than two years ago. The bakery is in the hear...
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Guest column: Nebraska billionaire behind assault on Nunn
With a net worth today of $1 billion, Joe Ricketts, 73, the founder of TD Ameritrade, is fretting over the crumbs falling from his table. It galls Joe that some of those crumbs might be used to hel...
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  • County-issued credit cards
    Apr 08, 2014 | 126098 views | 0 0 comments | 163 163 recommendations | email to a friend | print

    Should there be an accountability system for county-issued credit cards?