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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...
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...
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 25, 2013 at 11:38 AM

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- Along with a few other districts, DeKalb County Schools has joined the 5 Million Meals Campaign to help get more local food in schools. 
An official of the DCSD said its nutritionn director, Joyce Wimberly made a...
Mar 21, 2013 at 6:02 AM

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- The DeKalb County Board of Education voted to terminate their lawsuit against the Georgia State Board of Education during a board meeting Wednesday. 

Board members voted 9-0 in their first meeting as a newly...