Mon., February 25, 2013 7:55am
A federal judge is temporarily preventing Georgia's governor from replacing DeKalb County school board members who were recommended for suspension by the state Board of Education. Gov. Nathan Deal had scheduled a news conference for 11 a.m. Monday to announce whether he would follow the recommendation.
Fri., February 22, 2013 8:50am
The Georgia Board of Education has voted to recommend Gov. Nathan Deal suspend six of nine DeKalb County School Board members. School board members appeared for a lengthy hearing Thursday.
Thu., February 21, 2013 8:40am
A judge's decision clears the way for a state hearing that could unseat members of the DeKalb County school board. The board had filed a lawsuit, seeking to halt Thursday's hearing with the Georgia Board of Education.
Wed., February 20, 2013 11:32am
The DeKalb County school board has filed a lawsuit, seeking to halt a hearing with the Georgia Board of Education. The hearing could determine whether Gov. Nathan Deal makes sweeping changes in the school system's leadership.
Tue., February 19, 2013 11:00am
DeKalb County school board members are preparing for a key hearing that could determine whether Georgia's governor makes sweeping changes in the school system's leadership. The school board is also expected to discuss selection of a new chairman this week.
Sat., February 9, 2013 12:00pm
After accepting a separation agreement with its former superintendent, DeKalb County has named an interim schools chief.
Fri., February 8, 2013 9:55am
A spokeswoman for the DeKalb County School District says superintendent Cheryl Atkinson has agreed to resign from her post. Atkinson's resignation will be effective Feb. 8 and a separation agreement school board members must vote on requires the district to pay her more than $114,500 over the next five months.
Fri., January 18, 2013 10:00am
Nine DeKalb County school board members attended a meeting Thursday in Stone Mountain to testify in front of state officials as to why they should not be suspended after the district was placed on probation through the end of 2013. The Georgia Board of Education has voted to meet again with members of the troubled DeKalb County school board.
Thu., November 15, 2012 10:30am
An audit report found that despite a school board's decision to cut 150 positions from its central office, only 109 might have been eliminated -- and DeKalb Schools officials can't find the detailed list of people and positions that were to have been cut.
Wed., November 14, 2012 11:15am
A school board near Atlanta has received a long-awaited audit of the system's finances, but isn't sharing it with the public. DeKalb County Schools spokesman Jeff Dickerson tells The Associated Press that board members want to digest the information so they can answer questions before they release it publicly.