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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Black Lives Matter at DeKalb Schools

Black Lives Matter at DeKalb Schools Week of Action 2020 Celebrating Black Contributions to America – LIVE Virtual Conference Virtual Conference Concurrent Sessions: Select one per device. Click on the blue topic to join the session at 11:00am We have curated dynamic speakers and workshop topics for [...]

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DCSD Title I Parent and Family Engagement Policy/Plan Input Meeting

Title I Parent and Family Engagement DCSD Title I Parent and Family Engagement Policy/Plan Input Meeting will be held on Monday October 26, 2020 at 6:00p.m. via Microsoft Teams LIVE. In order to continuously support and strengthen parental engagement and increase student academic achievement within the school district [...]

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Parent & Family Engagement

The Department of Parent and Family Engagement offers programs and services for students to improve their academic achievement. Our mission is to promote high impact student achievement through cutting edge Parental Involvement and Family Engagement Practices. With these innovative programs, families are empowered to become authentic partners with the school [...]

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Druid Hills HS Teacher Wins Teach on Project Grant

Druid Hills High School Teacher Wins Teach on Project Grant By Carla Parker Druid Hills High School will have a brand new student-led morning show thanks to a $7,500 grant. Druid Hills teacher Mr. Matthew Ruben was the recipient of the Teach on Project’s $7,500 grant award. Teach On Project [...]

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DCSD Announces Re-opening Plan

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – DeKalb County School District Superintendent Cheryl Watson-Harris and her team presented the District’s updated re-opening plan during the Sept. 14 Board of Education meeting. Decisions have been carefully considered given the magnitude of COVID-19 and school closures since March 16, 2020. The District previously delayed start [...]

COVID-19 Trend Data

The COVID-19 Re-Opening Task Force checks the GDPH's website daily after 3:00 p.m. to monitor the current trend data for DeKalb County and Georgia. The District does not calculate the data or make assumptions about the data being reported by GDPH. If you would like to access [...]

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DCSD Announces Re-opening Plan

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – DeKalb County School District Superintendent Cheryl Watson-Harris and her team presented the District’s updated re-opening plan during the Sept. 14 Board of Education meeting. Decisions have been carefully considered given the magnitude of COVID-19 and school closures since March 16, 2020. The District previously delayed start [...]

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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 [...]

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