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Dunwoody High School teacher of the year recognized

Dunwoody High School teacher of the year recognized

The 2014 Dunwoody High School Teacher of the Year didn’t start out as a teacher. Lori Vesole earned degrees in communications, Spanish and Latin in 2007, and started her career…

Cracking the Code: Schools find new pathways to high-tech jobs

Cracking the Code: Schools find new pathways to high-tech jobs

  Editor’s note: This story is the first part of our Winter 2015 Education Guide. Stay tuned for more on the various language and cultural immersion programs taking place in…

New tests, growth models on the agenda for area schools

The Georgia Department of Education is rolling out new statewide tests this year in an effort to add more “rigor” in the evaluation of schools and students. “We need to…

Grant to improve school superintendents’ skills

The Wallace Foundation is investing $3 million in a five-year effort to help the DeKalb County School District improve the instructional leadership skills of its principal supervisors or regional superintendents.…

Raiders attend Governor’s program

Four Riverwood International Charter School students, after an audition and interview process, were selected to participate in a four-week 2014 Governor’s Honors Program at Valdosta State University. Students Garon Berenson…

Pace’s Knights get a new home

Pace’s Knights get a new home

On Aug. 29, Pace Academy’s varsity football team took on the Our Lady of Mercy Bobcats in the first athletic competition at Walsh Field, a new facility within Pace Academy’s…

Sandy Springs Education Force, Mount Vernon named STEM award finalists

The Technology Association of Georgia has announced that the Sandy Springs Education Force and Mount Vernon Presbyterian School have been named finalists for the 2014 STEM Education Awards. The awards…

DeKalb schools’ online tool allows parents to view progress

The DeKalb County School District has a new and updated Campus Portal, a confidential and secure website that allows parents and guardians to log in and view their children’s progress…

St. Martin’s students earn high marks in French contest

St. Martin’s students earn high marks in French contest

Middle School French students at St. Martin’s Episcopal School recently took the National French Contest exam, also known as “Le Grand Concours,” administered by the American Association of Teachers of…

St. Martin’s students learn to be ‘digital citizens’

St. Martin’s students learn to be ‘digital citizens’

St. Martin’s Episcopal School recently delivered iPads to all its 4th and 5th graders, and HP Chromebooks to all 6th, 7th and 8th grade students. The school did a test…