Tue., March 24, 2015 11:56am
The public safety chief in a metro Atlanta school system says one of the school board members still hasn't undergone a national background check that's required for employees.
Fri., February 6, 2015 11:50am
State officials say the DeKalb County School District must return $2.1 million to a federal anti-poverty program after failing to show it used the money as required.
Fri., October 17, 2014 5:28pm
Officials won't accept new students from afflicted nations without proper medical documents and superintendent approval.
Fri., August 23, 2013 6:00am
The brother of the 20-year-old man who police say went to an Atlanta-area school heavily armed and exchanged gunfire with officers before surrendering says he was a normal kid growing up, but began to change as a teenager and engage in threatening behavior. The older brother's comments came two days after a school bookkeeper helped persuade Michael Hill to surrender to police following a frightening standoff and shooting Tuesday.
Fri., May 24, 2013 5:00am
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 5:00am
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 7:00am
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.