Lead in Water Testing - Understanding Your Results

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Georgia United Makes Over Oakcliff Elementary

Thanks to the 300+ volunteers from Georgia United, DeKalb County School faculty, parents,
and the local community who helped makeover Oakcliff Elementary on July 22 & 23, 2016.

Upcoming Certified Teacher Job Fair

DeKalb County School District will host the next Certified Teacher Job Fair on Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 9am-1pm at our Administrative & Instructional Complex (AIC) located at 1701 Mountain Industrial Blvd., Stone Mountain, GA 30083. All interested candidates and May 2017 Education graduates are invited to attend. See event flyer for more details. To pre-register for the event, please visit When registering, please select "DCSD Annual Teacher and Transfer Fair 3.18.17". To [...]

Superintendent Green’s Statement On National Day Without Immigrants

TRANSLATIONS “In light of recent events and social media comments, we stand firmly by our original statement that our schools will be safe places for learning and teaching. We are aware that there are National Day Without Immigrants protests planned for Thursday, February 16, across the country. Classroom attendance is essential to student achievement. Therefore, we respectfully ask parents and guardians to make sure your children attend school to benefit from instruction and [...]

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Update: Water Testing Continues at DeKalb Schools

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) continues to test water sources to determine if they meet federal drinking water standards. As of February 10, water samples have been collected at 94 schools (starting with the oldest elementary schools) and testing results have been received for 86 schools. Of the 86 schools, 48 schools have no water sources with lead content of zero or below the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) action level of 15 parts [...]

Launch of New Community Engagement System for Flyers

In an effort to improve parent and community engagement, DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will begin using Peachjar, an online service, to send digital flyers directly to parents. Beginning in the spring, this “green” initiative will save our schools tons of paper and reduce copy costs by thousands of dollars. On top of that, posting school flyers in this electronic backpack removes a significant administrative burden from teachers, office staff and volunteers. Digital flyers [...]

TRUST in the Schoolhouse

Week of February 6, 2017 Every day, the schools of DeKalb County School District are bursting with activities that supports college and career readiness. Twice a month, we’ll share that news in TRUST in the Schoolhouse. Below are some examples of that work. Would you like to share something for the next TRUST edition? Submit it here. Columbia Elementary School Columbia Elementary’s esteemed group, Boys to Bowties, will perform during Black History Month [...]

U.S. Secretary of Education Confirmation

Superintendent Green has released an official statement on the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as U.S. Secretary of Education.

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