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School Choice application time is here!

Reminder: School Choice takes place from January 8-28 (Pre-school-12th) Get those applications in if you want to nab a seat at a magnet, theme or other specialty school: http://www.dekalb.k12.ga.us/school-choice From the DCSS website: Parents in DeKalb County have the opportunity … Continue reading

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Could we be paying big bucks for high school sports and bands while cutting teachers and classroom support staff?

We’ve been having an interesting discussion. While lamenting the horrors of our harsh, deep annual cuts to education in DeKalb, we wondered why we are so focused on teachers and classrooms with nary a second look at sports spending.  We … Continue reading

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