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Mar 12, 2013 at 6:22 PM

ATLANTA --  Governor Nathan Deal (R-Georgia) announced Tuesday that he will name replacements Wednesday morning for 6 DeKalb County School Board members he suspended on February 25th.

His office also released a list of 60 possible...
Mar 11, 2013 at 3:57 PM

ATLANTA - Things got a little testy at the State Capitol on Monday after members of the NAACP and other civil rights groups sat down with Governor Nathan Deal (R-Georgia) over the DeKalb County School Board crisis.

They met behind...
Mar 7, 2013 at 4:25 PM

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - We've heard plenty from adults about the accreditation crisis facing DeKalb County's School system thanks to its dysfunctional school board.

But we hadn't heard much from the students who stand to lose the...
Mar 7, 2013 at 8:54 AM

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga -- Given the tumultuous state of Georgia's third largest school system, some might ask why anyone would want to be on the DeKalb County School Board.

The answer is 403 people.

That's right,...
Mar 5, 2013 at 4:06 PM

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- Georgia Board of Education member Kenneth Mason admits he's a bit "overwhelmed".

As of Monday afternoon, 150 people had applied for six vacant seats on the DeKalb County School Board and the deadline for more...
Mar 1, 2013 at 10:13 AM

ATLANTA -- A federal court will hear arguments today on whether Governor Deal can remove DeKalb school board members from office.

RELATED | NAACP accuses Governor of racism over DeKalb School Board suspensions

The Governor...
Mar 1, 2013 at 5:44 AM

ATLANTA -- The issue of race has been simmering just beneath the surface of the DeKalb School Board controversy.

On Thursday, Georgia's NAACP, other civil rights activists and some African-American state legislators made it official....
Feb 28, 2013 at 3:30 PM
Civil rights activists and some black lawmakers accuse Republican Governor Nathan Deal of trying to get rid of African-American office holders.
Feb 25, 2013 at 9:40 PM

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday he'll remove six of the nine members of the DeKalb County School Board, but a federal court order now has to be addressed.

Deal said in a news conference that he was naming six persons to...
Feb 22, 2013 at 7:13 AM

ATLANTA -- After a 14 hour deliberation, the Georgia State Board of Education voted, unanimously, to recommended that Governor Deal suspend 6 of the 9 board members on the DeKalb County School Board. 

The DeKalb County School board...
Jan 8, 2013 at 9:58 PM

DEKALB COUNTY, GA - A funeral at a Lilburn church marked the passing of Cointa Moody on Tuesday.

According to the medical examiner, the former school system employee died of natural causes.

Now there's a question about...
May 31, 2012 at 4:40 AM

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. -- While many Georgia school systems are struggling with budget deficits, DeKalb County's is worse off than most.

That's because they have no rainy day fund.

Their reserves are empty.

While they...
Mar 3, 2011 at 4:31 PM
The same accrediting agency that put Atlanta Public Schools on probation in January and took away accreditation for Clayton County Schools two years ago, says DeKalb County Schools "need improvement."
decatur, stonemountain, doraville, Tucker, Dunwoody
Sep 11, 2008 at 5:43 AM
Starting Thursday evening, parents and students will have the chance to comment on a new "Transportation Efficiency Plan" at the first of 4 public hearings.