Fri., May 17, 2013 12:00pm
Bibb County school officials have scrapped plans to start the year-round schooling for the 2014-15 year. School officials said Thursday that financial issues and the opposition of two-thirds of the staff made it too much of a challenge.
Fri., May 3, 2013 12:39pm
Proponents of the Macon Promise Neighborhood are trying to keep their initiative alive amid lingering controversy.
Wed., May 1, 2013 2:21pm
3 students from the same high school in Macon awarded quarter of a million dollar scholarships.
Wed., May 1, 2013 1:28pm
The newly-selected interim superintendent of Bibb County schools feels "a calling" to do the job. Former Central High School principal Steve Smith is coming out of retirement to temporarily fill the void left by polarizing superintendent Romain Dallemand, who stepped down in February. Smith has been living a quiet life in Valdosta since retiring as superintendent of Lowndes County schools in 2012.
Wed., April 17, 2013 4:02pm
The Mandarin Chinese program that has brought international attention to Bibb County schools may be in jeopardy as the school system descends into budget crisis.
Wed., March 13, 2013 4:10pm
GPB has obtained previously unseen footage of former Bibb County schools Superintendent Romain Dallemand discussing his sudden departure last month. Dallemand made international headlines by instituting universal Mandarin Chinese classes, but promptly disappeared from the public eye after negotiating a six figure contract buyout with the school board.
Sat., March 2, 2013 3:00pm
The Bibb County School Board has named an acting superintendent to replace Superintendent Romain Dallemand.
Wed., February 27, 2013 7:45pm
10th-graders at Bibb County Central High School say the year-round academic calendar that district officials are considering would benefit them academically.
Wed., February 27, 2013 6:55pm
Bibb County public school students say they're disappointed by the circumstances that led to Superintendent Romain Dallemand's abrupt departure.
Tue., February 26, 2013 7:56am
The Bibb County School Board has voted to buy out Superintendent Romain Dallemand. The board voted 7-1 Monday and agreed to pay Dallemand a lump sum of $350,000.