Fri., June 22, 2012 9:30am
DeKalb County's school board approved a budget Thursday that will lead to property owners paying more in school taxes next year.
Tue., June 19, 2012 8:00am
Fernbank Science Center survived an initial round of budget cuts by the DeKalb County School District. But leaders are trying to find a way to save $12 million, so Fernbank might be on the chopping block again.
Wed., May 30, 2012 6:27am
DeKalb County's school board has decided not to close the Fernbank Science Center. Closing the center would have saved nearly $5 million, but board members meeting Tuesday night decided to look elsewhere to fill a $73 million budget gap.
Tue., May 29, 2012 10:00am
Hundreds of people have signed an online petition in hopes of keeping the Fernbank Science Center from closing. Members of the DeKalb County school board are recommending that the Fernbank Science Center and its planetarium be closed to help save money.
Tue., December 27, 2011 5:35pm
Public schools in DeKalb County are allowing probation officers into the schools and giving them office space in some cases so they can monitor students who have been in trouble with the law.
Tue., March 8, 2011 12:59pm
DeKalb County school board members have approved a sweeping redistricting plan that will move thousands of students and close eight schools.
Tue., January 4, 2011 10:26am
The DeKalb County school board has presented a proposal to close 12 elementary school and use a high school and middle school to house magnet programs.
Mon., August 16, 2010 3:30pm
New law makes changes to how bullies are punished. State Board of Education working on policy to help local districts. Those who do not comply risk losing state funding.
Wed., August 11, 2010 6:06pm
A third Georgia school system may have accreditation problems with the agency that oversees the standards. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools has ordered the DeKalb County school district to provide evidence of their compliance with its guidelines by Sept. 11. SACS will use that information to decide whether a full-scale investigation into the system's policies is necessary.