Category Archives: Student Information

Something for educators to think about

We live in a fast-moving, hyper-connected, ultra-informed world. Technology is not something young people ‘learn’, it is part of their fiber and being. Educators need to be aware and come to the table with learning tools that speak to our … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Budget Cuts, Charter School, Common Core Curriculum, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, Education in the South, Fernbank Science Center, Georgia Independent Schools, Library Media Center, Student Information, Technology, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

Settlement with Dekalb Schools to Address Bullying Based on Religion and National Origin

Amid all of the bickering over the Druid Hills charter petition and subsequent desire to annex with the City of Atlanta, there was a very important case happening in the U.S. Department of Justice involving DeKalb schools. You have never … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Bullying, DeKalb County, Georgia, Georgia Education, Michael Thurmond, SACS/Accreditation, Student Information, Workplace Bullies | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

From the U.S. Attorney’s Office: DCSD Reaches Settlement Agreement with Federal Authorities for Harassment Based on Religion and National Origin

The DeKalb County School District Reaches Settlement Agreement with Federal Authorities for Harassment Based on Religion and National Origin Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—November 18, 2014. The Department of Justice and United States Attorney’s Office reached a settlement agreement today with the DeKalb … Continue reading

Posted in DeKalb County, DeKalb County, Georgia, Education in the South, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., Georgia Education, Good News!, Student Information, Workplace Abusers, Workplace Bullies | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

Vaccinations and new gun laws

Stan Jester informs us that there is an epidemic of whooping cough and that 7th graders will be required to be vaccinated. Whooping Cough – New 7th Grade Vaccination Requirements There has been a resurgence of whooping cough outbreaks around … Continue reading

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Welcome “Infinite Campus” to DCSS!

This is a very good thing >> DeKalb County School District, Georgia, Selects Infinite Campus for its Proven Stability, State Reporting and Superior Functionality Blaine, Minn. (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 DeKalb County School District (DCSD), the third largest school district … Continue reading

Posted in Good News!, SPLOST IV, Student Information, Testing & AYP | Tagged , , | 21 Comments