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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...
May 8, 2013 at 8:54 PM
Chamblee Police and Dekalb Schools Police are investigating a fatal construction accident that occurred on Wednesday night.
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 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 13, 2013 at 4:21 PM

ATLANTA -- Gov. Nathan Deal announced Wednesday six names to replace six ousted DeKalb County School Board members. 

The new board members -- John Coleman, Michael Erwin, David Campbell, Joyce Morley, Karen Carter and Thaddeus Mayfield...
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 12, 2013 at 12:56 PM

ATLANTA -- In a matter of days, more than 400 applicants for the DeKalb County School Board will be narrowed down to 12 finalists.

The six-person nominating panel conducted 60 interviews over the weekend and into Monday. The panel...
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...