Tue., June 4, 2013 8:47am
DeKalb County schools officials say a bus mechanic who collapsed while waiting to speak at a school board meeting has died.
Fri., May 24, 2013 9:00am
None of the DeKalb County school system's commencement ceremonies will take place in places of worship this year in response to parent complaints. The ceremonies will instead be hosted at secular venues or outdoor stadiums.
Wed., May 8, 2013 9:00am
The federal government has reached a settlement agreement with the DeKalb County School District over alleged harassment of a Sikh middle school student. The settlement was announced Tuesday and will be in effect through the end of the 2014-15 school year.
Tue., April 23, 2013 11:00am
An attorney representing an ousted DeKalb County school board member says lawmakers in 2010 exceeded their authority when they gave the governor the ability to remove locally-elected school board members. New details of the challenge to the law emerged in new court briefs the attorney filed April 19.
Wed., April 17, 2013 8:48am
DeKalb County District Attorney's officials say three former school administrators have been indicted in a CRCT cheating probe. The educators face charges including fraud, forgery and making false statements.
Fri., March 15, 2013 8:41am
A federal judge has asked the Georgia Supreme Court to consider the constitutionality of the 2011 law that gave Gov. Nathan Deal the authority to suspend six DeKalb County school board members.
Tue., March 12, 2013 10:00am
The governor suspended members of the majority black DeKalb County School Board over accusations of financial mismanagement and other allegations. A coalition of black leaders Monday asked that he consider finding black replacement board members.
Mon., March 11, 2013 11:03am
A panel searching for candidates to replace members of the embattled DeKalb County school board is working to narrow a list of more than 400 applicants to a dozen finalists. The 12 finalists could emerge early this week. Their names would then be passed on to Gov. Nathan Deal.
Thu., March 7, 2013 7:40pm
The governor is telling DeKalb County public school students he shares their concern about the district being in danger of losing accreditation, and pledges the state will do everything it can to make sure they get into college.
Thu., March 7, 2013 12:00pm
More than 400 people have applied for positions on the beleaguered DeKalb County school board after Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal removed two-thirds of its members. Wednesday was the deadline for applications to the board for the metro Atlanta school system.