Common Core defended at public hearing in Dunwoody
by Christine Fonville
August 26, 2014 09:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 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...
Blue Heron Nature Preserve adds 4 acres
The Blue Heron Nature Preserve in Buckhead Thursday announced it is expanding. By adding 4 more acres, the preserve directly connects to the local elementary school and enables construction of a co...
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holy Innocents’ participates in ice bucket challenge
In a video posted to YouTube Friday, Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School Head of School Paul Barton, left, and the Rev. Ned Mulligan, the school’s chaplain, took the ice bucket challenge for ALS after...
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven ranked ‘most exciting’ place in Georgia
The city of Brookhaven has been ranked the most exciting place in Georgia by the Movoto Real Estate blog. According to Movoto, “Not only did [Brookhaven] have a higher percentage of young people th...
Aug 13, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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County-issued credit cards
Apr 08, 2014 | 131419 views | 0 0 comments | 163 163 recommendations | email to a friend | print

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