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15 DeKalb County Schools Recognized as 2023 Advanced Placement Honor Schools by the Georgia Department of Education

(STONE MOUNTAIN, GA)- Fifteen DeKalb County School District (DCSD) high schools were named 2023 Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Schools. State School Superintendent Richard Woods announced these distinctions on February 16. The 2023 AP Honor [...]

Board of Education Approves Capital Projects & Initial E-SPLOST VI Projects List

At a Special Called Board Meeting on February 1, the DeKalb County Board of Education voted unanimously to approve the Capital Projects and Initial Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (E-SPLOST) VI Projects [...]

Cognia Review Notes ‘Clear Focus’ on Improved Teaching, Learning, and Accountability

(STONE MOUNTAIN, GA)- The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) today releases the latest Cognia™ Monitoring Review Report, which shows that District leadership continues to demonstrate progress toward governing within defined roles and responsibilities. This feedback [...]

Two DCSD Schools Receive Cash Donations from New Burlington Store

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – Burlington Stores, the national off-price retailer, through its partnership with the national non-profit organization,, has donated a total of $5,000 towards school supplies to Dunaire Elementary School and Indian Creek [...]

READY TO WORK? DCSD Hosts Hiring Events Targeting Skilled and Essential Staff

Walk-In Wednesdays and Talent Screening Thursdays Take the Hassle Out of Getting to Work (STONE MOUNTAIN, GA) – Getting hired by the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) has never been easier! Potential employees meet one-on-one [...]

DeKalb County Board of Education Appoints Dr. Vasanne S. Tinsley as Interim Superintendent

April 26, 2022 (STONE MOUNTAIN, GA) – The DeKalb Board of Education is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Vasanne S. Tinsley as Interim Superintendent of the DeKalb County School District, effective immediately. [...]

DCSD Board of Education Approves Separation Agreement with Superintendent Cheryl Watson-Harris

April 26, 2022 (STONE MOUNTAIN, GA) – At tonight’s Virtual Board Called Meeting, the DeKalb County Board of Education voted to approve a separation agreement with Superintendent Cheryl Watson-Harris, effective immediately. Board members voted to [...]

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