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Dunwoody adds streets to sidewalk plan

Dunwoody city officials have added segments of eight streets to the city’s sidewalk construction list. City Council on April 1 unanimously approved a plan to add segments of Peeler Road,…

Gov. Deal names new DeKalb school board members

Gov. Nathan Deal has named six people to replace suspended members of the DeKalb County Board of Education. At an 11 a.m. press conference, Deal said he is confident that…

Gov. Deal to announce DeKalb County school board replacements

ATLANTA (CBS ATLANTA, Reporter Newspapers broadcast partner) - Gov. Nathan Deal plans to announce Wednesday the people he has chosen to replace the six DeKalb County school board members he…

Interim superintendent says DeKalb school system will do what is needed to keep its accreditation

Interim DeKalb schools Superintendent Michael Thurmond told a group of parents in Dunwoody that the system would do what it needs to do to avoid losing its accreditation. “Failure is…

New parent group monitors DeKalb schools

New parent group monitors DeKalb schools

Hundreds of Dunwoody parents filled a church auditorium one recent Sunday afternoon to discuss how best to deal with the issues facing the county’s schools. “The way it is now…

About 400 seek appointment to DeKalb school board, including 19 from Dunwoody and two from Brookhaven

About 400 applicants, including 19 from Dunwoody and two from Brookhaven, are seeking interim positions on the DeKalb County school board, the governor’s office announced on March 7. A total…

“Parent Trigger” Bill passes the House

A bill that would allow parents and teachers to more easily convert their schools into a charter school has passed the Georgia House of Representatives. The bill is officially known…

Nancy Jester resigns from DeKalb BOE

Nancy Jester resigns from DeKalb BOE

DeKalb County Board of Education member Nancy Jester has resigned from the school board rather than contest her removal by Gov. Nathan Deal. Deal removed Jester and five other board…

Dunwoody parents form new schools group; DHA board supports law allowing new city school districts

Dunwoody parents are organizing a new nonprofit to address concerns about the DeKalb County school system. “Why do we exist? To take care of our children,” said Allegra Johnson, president…

Fate of DeKalb School Board in hands of federal judge

ATLANTA (CBS ATLANTA, Reporter Newspapers broadcast partner) - Testimony wrapped up late Friday in a federal hearing to determine if the governor can legally remove DeKalb school board members. On Monday,…

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