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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...
Mar 28, 2014 at 2:38 PM
State data suggest fights and "battery" are daily occurrences in some schools.
Feb 25, 2014 at 3:46 AM

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- Two public high schools in DeKalb County were named 2014 AP Challenge Schools by State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge.
An AP Challenge School is a school that has fewer than 900 students and offers Advanced...
Nov 21, 2013 at 7:26 AM

DECATUR, Ga. -- A DeKalb County Superior Court jury has found former school chief operating officer Pat Reid and her ex-husband Tony Pope guilty on racketeering charges.

Reid was also found guilty on one of two theft-by-taking...
Aug 26, 2013 at 6:18 AM

DECATUR, Ga. -- It's been quite a week for school bookkeeper Antoinette Tuff.  First she went through the stress of meeting a man armed with an AK-47 who walked into her elementary school.  She talked him down until he surrendered without...
Aug 23, 2013 at 6:16 PM

DECATUR, Ga. -- The shooting at McNair Discovery Learning Academy immediately drew national attention.  Now, it's getting national praise, for what the principal has dubbed the "miracle on Second Avenue."

PHOTOS | Gunman at DeKalb...
Aug 21, 2013 at 10:08 PM

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- Students from Ronald McNair Discovery Learning Academy returned to class Wednesday morning, but at McNair High School on Bouldercrest Road.

PHOTOS | Gunman reported at DeKalb elementary...
Aug 21, 2013 at 7:48 PM

DECATUR, Ga. -- Just under 150 students showed up for classes at McNair High School Wednesday morning, along with 67 school staff members. 

Within the same 24 hours, students at Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Center witnessed an...
Aug 20, 2013 at 10:22 AM
Students will return to class at McNair High School Wednesday morning, after a shooting at the Ronald McNair Discovery Learning Academy Tuesday afternoon.
Aug 2, 2013 at 4:03 PM

DEKALB CO., Ga. -- Georgia Governor Nathan Deal announced on Friday that Judge Maxwell Woods has sustained the suspensions of the three former DeKalb County school board members, who petitioned for their reinstatement, earlier this...
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 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 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 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...