DeKalb Glass Recycling Program

Agency says ‘critical’ problems in DCSD, places it on probation

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  An accrediting agency said if the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) doesn’t comply with a list of required actions within the next year, loss of its accreditation is “imminent.” AdvancED President Mark Elgart said during a Dec. 17 news conference that DCSD has been placed on “accreditation probation” until Dec. 31, 2013. “Today we […]

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Stone Mountain High School host Spirit Night for community


Stone Mountain High School is trying to bring the community back into the school. The school hosted a community spirit night on Dec. 11, featuring basketball games against Atlanta’s Booker T. Washington High School. The event included a pre-game East vs. West All-Star Game, giveaways and an award ceremony for basketball player Danielle Clark, who […]

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DCSD tables vote on adopting draft of reorganization plan

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The DeKalb County School District (DSCD) decided Dec. 10 to delay voting on an extensive proposed school reorganization plan until Jan. 7. Initially, the board was expected to adopt a draft of the plan at its Dec. 10 business meeting but school officials decided to delay the vote to allow staff to incorporate public suggestions […]

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DCSD being sued for violating Open Records Act

“Conflict and chaos”: DeKalb school district on probation


The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) has been placed on probation for the next year by an accrediting agency. AdvancED President Mark Elgart said if DCSD doesn’t comply with its requests over the next year, the loss of the district’s accreditation is “imminent.” AdvancED is the parent company for the Southern Association of Colleges and […]

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Author packs DeKalb History Center for lecture on book about Rich’s

Residents concerned about principal changes at MLK


Martin Luther King Jr. High School PTSA President Evelyn Cunningham said the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) has changed the school’s principal three times this semester without any input from faculty, staff or community members. Cunningham also said that the new principal the district plans to put in place has no experience running a high […]

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DeKalb starts new school construction projects

DCSD groundbreaking ceremonies

The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) broke ground on construction projects at Miller Grove, Southwest DeKalb and Martin Luther King Jr. high schools recently. The construction at Miller Grove includes a classroom addition and renovations to several existing classrooms. The project will cost approximately $6 million and is slated to be complete in September. 2014. […]

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