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Aug 2, 2013 at 6:45 PM

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says the suspensions of the final three former DeKalb County school board members who had petitioned for their reinstatement have been upheld.

Deal's office on Friday announced the decision by...
Jun 28, 2013 at 1:11 AM
Top local and national stories that will make news through the day on Friday, June 28th. It's everything you need to know to start your day informed.
Jun 12, 2013 at 5:37 PM

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- DeKalb County Schools are thinking of paying employees a bonus to show up for work. 

The district says they're having problems with employees being absent, so interim superintendent Michael Thurmond suggested...
Jun 3, 2013 at 3:03 PM

ATLANTA -- Georgia's highest court is set to consider the constitutionality of a state law allowing the governor to remove school board members.

The Supreme Court of Georgia heard arguments Monday from lawyers for the state and for...
May 8, 2013 at 8:54 PM
Chamblee Police and Dekalb Schools Police are investigating a fatal construction accident that occurred on Wednesday night.
May 7, 2013 at 10:33 AM

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- As graduation approaches for DeKalb County students, the school district has posted the graduation schedule for all schools online. 
The first ceremony this spring is for Margaret Harris, to be held on Friday at 10:00...
Apr 24, 2013 at 4:43 PM

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- Four of the six DeKalb County School Board members removed from office by Gov. Nathan Deal have written formal requests for reinstatement.

The four - Pam Speaks, Sarah Copelin-Wood, Jesse Cunningham and Donna...
Apr 19, 2013 at 2:59 PM
Two Lithonia High School teachers are waiting to see if they'll keep their jobs after fighting on school property in front of several students Wednesday.
Apr 18, 2013 at 3:38 AM

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- Authorities are searching for a missing teen with autism who disappeared from his school on Tuesday. 

According to DeKalb School System Police, 16-year-old Angelo Messineo was last seen at Eagle Woods Academy in...
Apr 17, 2013 at 7:35 AM

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- The DeKalb County School District hopes to make all of its schools and centers wireless by the end of the year.
So far, 14 schools are completed, thanks to a SPLOST-funded technology project.
"We are pleased with...
Apr 8, 2013 at 4:47 AM

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- A DeKalb County Schools official is in the running to lead the famed marching band at Florida A&M University.

University officials say the search committee will meet Monday with two candidates for director of the...
Apr 2, 2013 at 10:56 AM

ATLANTA -- A federal judge has granted a request from the DeKalb County school district to allow it to withdraw from a lawsuit against the state.

Last week, the district said it wished to withdraw, but that former board chairman Eugene...
Apr 1, 2013 at 5:37 PM

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- At its meeting Monday, the DeKalb County Board of Education voted to delay the implementation of the district's balanced calendar until the 2014-15 school year.

Instead it passed a traditional...
Mar 28, 2013 at 6:41 PM
The DeKalb County school district is asking a federal judge to allow it to withdraw from a lawsuit against the state.
Mar 27, 2013 at 9:00 AM

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. -- Two days after sending out teacher contracts for next year, DeKalb County Schools will hold a teacher career forum on Wednesday.

School leaders said they don't expect an unusual number of teacher transfers...