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DeKalb school district voices concerns over Doraville-backed project
The DeKalb County School District has expressed reservations regarding a tax allocation district supported by the city of Doraville. “We are expected to be good stewards of our resources and I thin...
December 23, 2015 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb Superintendent releases statement on Doraville Tax Allocation District
DeKalb County School District Superintendent Stephen Green has released a statement revealing his “serious reservations about committing school resources” to Doraville’s proposed Tax Allocation Dis...
December 16, 2015 03:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Metro Atlanta schools differ in approach to drug tests
Drug use among students is serious business, said representatives from local schools. Many of those schools have taken various approaches to addressing the issue, including zero-tolerance policies ...
December 02, 2015 12:05 PM | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emory student among two from Georgia chosen as Rhodes Scholars
Two college students from Georgia are among 32 in the United States who have been named Rhodes Scholars. The Rhodes Trust announced in a statement that Emory University Senior Leah Michalove and Ob...
November 22, 2015 02:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb school district offers digital resources to Title I families
DeKalb County School District recently announced the launch of Family Engagement on Demand, or FAM-FLIX, in partnership with Successful Innovations, Inc. The Title I family engagement initiative pr...
September 29, 2015 11:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb school district hosts meetings on charter petition
Throughout the past 18 months, the DeKalb County School District has continued to move forward with its intention to obtain charter system status from the Georgia Department of Education. Becoming ...
September 23, 2015 09:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Decatur teen Jordan Valdes starts college early
A 16-year-old student from Decatur just began his freshman year at college. Jordan Valdes, like most teenagers, enjoys pursuits outside of the classroom like sports and reading comic books, but he ...
September 09, 2015 10:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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New principal welcomed at Chamblee Middle School
Chamblee Middle School started the 2015-16 school year by welcoming a new principal after the position had not been permanently filled for about a year. José Manuel DeJesus said he is excited to co...
September 09, 2015 10:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb schools address potential conflicts with religious holidays
DeKalb County School District Superintendent R. Stephen Green recently announced important changes to the school testing calendar for the Cognitive Abilities Test and the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills...
September 02, 2015 06:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weinstein Preschool accredited, begins wellness curriculum
The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta in Dunwoody is entering the new school year with two important announcements. The center’s nationally accredited preschool, The Weinstein School, has r...
August 26, 2015 11:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shallowford Presbyterian School opens to first-graders
Excitement and emotion filled the halls Aug. 10 at Shallowford Presbyterian School as parents and faculty watched the inaugural class of 12 first graders enter their classroom. Meredith Moseley ser...
August 26, 2015 11:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb students learn conservancy through action
Students from Arabia Mountain High School in Lithonia, got first-hand experiences learning about environmental action and conservation thanks to The Nature Conservancy’s Environmental Action for th...
August 19, 2015 12:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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Green talks expectations, plans for DeKalb district
Now that school is back in session for the DeKalb County School District, Superintendent R. Stephen Green said students, parents, teachers and staff can expect to see the bar being raised at the cl...
August 19, 2015 11:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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Decatur schools leader expected to be named next month
As the search continues for City Schools of Decatur’s new superintendent, educational consultant Brad Draeger with Illinois-based firm Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates, said the district is hopi...
August 12, 2015 11:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb chamber welcomes new DeKalb superintendent
Members of the DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce said they appreciated being a part of the selection process of the new superintendent of the DeKalb County School District and said they look forwar...
August 05, 2015 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb and Decatur school districts prep for new school year
New staff greeted students in City Schools of Decatur when they started Aug. 3 while students in the DeKalb County School District will see new facilities and teachers when their classes begin Mond...
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