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Southwest DeKalb High Hosts Financial Literacy Workshops

Students Engaged in Connecting Personal Financial Habits with Growing Wealth We all remember Career Day in school. Dress professionally. Fix your hair. Firm handshake. Maintain eye contact. Speak in complete sentences. Don’t let them see you sweat!Southwest DeKalb High School took these tried-and-true fundamentals this year and added an exciting [...]

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

January 20, 2023 (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 is the culmination of Cognia’s review held in the District on November [...]

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Honoring the Life and Enduring Legacy of Tucker High School’s Carolyn Collins

Honoring the Life and Enduring Legacy of Tucker High School’s Carolyn Collins   Her Philanthropy Work—Born out of Personal Tragedy—Led to National/Local NotabilityCaring. Happy. Kind. Giving. Leader. Those were just some of the many ways the Tucker High School family described the larger-than-life persona that was Mrs. Carolyn Collins, 58, [...]

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DCSD BOE Selects New Chair and Vice Chair; Welcomes Newest Board Member

During its January 9, 2023, Regular Board Meeting Work Session, DeKalb County Board of Education (DCBOE) members elected Mr. Diijon DaCosta, Sr. (District 6) as its new Board Chair. Mrs. Deirdre P. Pierce (District 3) was unanimously selected as Vice Chair for 2023. “I am humbled by this honor to [...]

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Take the DCSD Superintendent Search Community Survey

January 13, 2022 The search for DeKalb’s new superintendent continues. The deadline for receipt of applications by the Search Firm, GSBA, was January 8, 2023. There are a total of 29 applicants from across the United States. Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA) has begun the review and evaluation of applications [...]

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