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Oct 30, 2014 at 8:11 AM

(WXIA) -- Georgia's 2014 high school graduation rates were released Thursday.
This year's statewide average is 72.5 percent, up slightly from last year's 71.5 percent. It's also the third consecutive increase in the percentage of seniors...
Aug 19, 2014 at 4:58 AM

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- The DeKalb County Fire Rescue Department is helping local students have a more productive school year.
On August 19 and 20, firefighters will deliver much-needed supplies to three DeKalb County elementary...
Jun 23, 2014 at 8:01 AM

(WXIA) -- U.S. News and World Report has unveiled its list of the 20 best high schools in Georgia, and almost all of them are in metro Atlanta.
Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology leads the pack. The Lawrenceville charter...
Jun 12, 2014 at 6:18 AM

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- AT&T and Jobs for America's Graduates have teamed up to curb the dropout rate at five DeKalb County high schools.
Clarkston, Cross Keys, Lithonia, McNair and Towers high schools will participate in the Jobs for...
Apr 21, 2014 at 10:31 AM

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- A number of DeKalb County public schools fared very well on this year's College & Career Ready Performance Index.
The rankings, made public Monday, revealed that DeKalb Early College Academy is the highest performing...
Apr 8, 2014 at 9:18 AM

(WXIA) -- The Washington Post has unveiled its 2014 list of America's Most Challenging High Schools.
The newspaper determines the annual rankings through a ratio: the number of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Advanced...
Feb 25, 2014 at 7:41 AM

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- Four public high schools in DeKalb County were named 2014 AP Merit Schools by State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge.
An AP Merit School is a school where at least 20 percent of students take Advanced Placement...
Feb 25, 2014 at 5:42 AM

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- Seven public high schools in DeKalb County were named 2014 AP Access and Support Schools by State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge.
An AP Access and Support School is a school where at least 30 percent of Advanced...
Dec 11, 2013 at 2:53 PM

CHAMBLEE, Ga. -- One Saturday in November, Kaveh Kamooneh drove his Nissan Leaf to Chamblee Middle School, where his 11-year-old son was playing tennis. 

Kamooneh had taken the liberty of charging the electric car with an exterior...
Nov 25, 2013 at 10:02 AM

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- The Supreme Court of Georgia has upheld a statute that allowed Gov. Nathan Deal to suspend six members of the DeKalb County School Board, including its chairman.

In an opinion released Monday, Georgia's high court...
Oct 28, 2013 at 3:48 PM

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- Jury selection began Monday for the corruption trial of a former top official of DeKalb County Schools and her ex-husband. 

Former chief operating officer Pat Reid is accused of illegally funneling construction...
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 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...