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...
Former DeKalb commissioner Boyer charged with stealing county funds
Elaine Boyer, the former commissioner of District 1 in DeKalb County, has been arraigned on charges relating to her embezzlement of county funds and misuse of her county credit card. “As an elected...
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven police promote school safety
With DeKalb County Schools starting back Monday, the Brookhaven Police Department is reminding drivers to remain alert when driving in school zones or adjacent to school buses to ensure student saf...
Aug 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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County-issued credit cards
Apr 08, 2014 | 127520 views | 0 0 comments | 163 163 recommendations | email to a friend | print

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