Monthly Archives: August 2013

The August Update

So far we’ve had quite a wild ride since the start of school just ten short school days ago. So much has happened that we thought it would be helpful to go back and recap recent events in DeKalb. Here’s … Continue reading

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US Ed Secretary to DeKalb Schools: Nation is in awe of what you did.

From the AJC “Get Schooled” Blog: US Ed Secretary to DeKalb Schools: Nation is in awe of what you did. By Maureen Downey U.S. Education Arne Duncan beamed into the DeKalb Board of Education today via teleconference this morning to … Continue reading

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Breaking News – Arne Duncan has called for a video conference with the DeKalb superintendent and board

August 22, 2013 NOTICE OF DEKALB BOARD OF EDUCATION SPECIAL VIDEO CONFERENCE At the request of the U.S. Secretary of Education, Mr. Arne Duncan, the Superintendent of Schools and members of the DeKalb Board of Education have been asked to … Continue reading

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We are so thankful for Antoinette Tuff

We are so proud of you Antoinette and so grateful to God for placing you in that school, in that office, on that day to protect so many beautiful children! Thank you Antoinette! Click here to listen to the 911 … Continue reading

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A harrowing day at Ronald E. McNair elementary school – thankfully all are well

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — Channel 2 Action News confirmed that one person is in custody after shots were fired at a DeKalb County elementary school. The DeKalb County school board chairman said there was an active shooter at Ronald E. … Continue reading

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