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News Release – DCSD Announces Re-Opening Plan

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will begin its re-opening process on a staggered schedule Jan. 4, 2021, with staff returning to school buildings. Students in grades Pre-K, 1st, 2nd, 6th, and 9th grade will have the option to begin in-person learning on Jan. 19, 2021.DCSD Superintendent [...]

District Newsletter

Greetings DeKalb County School District Family, Last Monday, I presented an update to the DeKalb County Board of Education (BOE). This discussion centered on where we are in our plan to return to face-to-face learning.

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DCSD, NAACP Win Major Victory in CARES Act Lawsuit

Judge Ruled DeVos and the U.S. Department of Education Violated Language of the CARES Act STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled in favor of the plaintiffs in NAACP v. DeVos, striking down a rule that imposed unlawful conditions on federal emergency aid [...]

DCSD Issues an Apology for Food Quality

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – DeKalb County School Nutrition Services strives to deliver high quality wholesome meals to our students on a consistent basis. Unfortunately, School Nutrition Services failed to deliver the quality we expect last week. The District apologizes to our students and families. “We would like to thank the [...]

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Here’s How You Can Help

The new school year for the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) is off to a great start. While we have experienced some challenges, thanks to our fantastic staff, parents, students, and community partners who pushed Onward and Upward! Working in our new virtual reality is a different experience for all [...]

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DCSD Joins NAACP-Led CARES Act Lawsuit

DeKalb County School District Joins NAACP-Led CARES Act Lawsuit Suit Challenges Rule That Diverts COVID-19 Relief Funds from Public Schools to Private Schools STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. — The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) today announced it is joining a lawsuit filed by the NAACP challenging a rule issued by Secretary [...]

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Student Technology Access Survey

The COVID-19 Pandemic has created significant challenges across the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) and its communities. To prepare for fall distance/remote learning, we are reaching out to families to determine current technology needs. Please take a moment to complete this survey, it should take you a couple of minutes [...]

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DCSD Hosting Virtual Town Hall

Who: DeKalb County School District Community What: Virtual town hall on District athletics and the impact of COVID-19. Dialogue and discussion for the DeKalb community on plans to protect student athletes and staff as well as prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. Participants include: Mrs. Cheryl Watson-Harris, Superintendent Dr. [...]

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