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...
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...
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Brookhaven resident overcomes eating disorder to become personal trainer
Brookhaven resident Kim Schaper’s journey to becoming a fitness trainer did not take a conventional route. Schaper was highly-involved in sports her entire life, she said, but around age 19, she be...
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North DeKalb 2014 Football Preview: CROSS KEYS
For the past four seasons, Cross Keys has played a non-region schedule and will continue to do so this season despite a move to Class AAAA...
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County-issued credit cards
Apr 08, 2014 | 131386 views | 0 0 comments | 163 163 recommendations | email to a friend | print

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