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Classes begin the week of Sept. 8th! Register for a class or sign up for a free demo at: www.MusicTogetherWithMissWendy.com!
Residents can share their ideas for how to handle growing enrollment at Decatur High School and Renfroe Middle School.
A new study by WalletHub ranks Georgia as the state with the highest dropout rate.
You already know school starts Aug. 11. So, when is the last day (and all the breaks in between)?
The state's sales tax holiday is great for back-to-school essentials. It runs through midnight on Saturday.
A few DeKalb County Schools had 100 percent proficiency in subjects, while multiple schools had double-digit increases in test scores.
You can drop off school supplies for DeKalb County elementary school students at area fire stations this week.
A Hawthorne Elementary School library media specialist participated in workshops and seminars, learning how to use the latest technology for digital learning.
A Decatur student is advocating for Dyslexia in Washington, D.C., along with students from across the U.S.
The grant will help JAG reach more youth at risk of dropping out of school, say DeKalb Schools leaders.
Fourteen students from DeKalb County are enhancing their personal leadership and critical thinking skills at a week-long leadership institute.
The City Schools of Decatur has named Frank DeFilippo the new coordinator of Exceptional Education and Pupil Services.
DeKalb Interim CEO May, DeKalb Chamber of Commerce, DeKalb School District and City Schools of Decatur present $65,000 in college scholarships.
Patch blogger says, "Thanks for teaching my minions!" Tell us about your favorite teacher in the comment section.
Small pay raises are included in the next DeKalb County Schools budget and furlough days have been eliminated. Plans also call for 100 new teachers to be hired to reduce class sizes.
Edgar Miranda has been named the new principal of the International Community School in Decatur. He most recently served as principal of the Anglo-American School of Sofia, Bulgaria.
Parents were allowed to keep their children home as Georgia Power remedied the situation.
Trung Quach and Matthew Tate have become the 11th and 12th GPC students to win the Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Scholarship.
The City Schools of Decatur have earned national notice for implementing technology in classrooms and to communicate with the community.
The DeKalb County Public Safety Department, along with the DeKalb County Public School System and members of the faith-based community, are hosting a Unity Service Friday evening.