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Wadsworth Magnet is Beta School

Wadsworth Magnet School for High Achievers is a National Beta School of Distinction.

Red Ribbon contest for shutterbugs

Students, families and schools have until Nov. 4 to enter the Red Ribbon Photo Contest for a chance to win an iPad and $1,000 for their k-12 school of choice.

DeKalb Schools lands tech grant

DeKalb students will have greater access to technology through an $8.4 million grant from the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement.

Fall back into good habits with Nov. 2 time change

Clocks fall back on Nov. 2 for the return to Eastern Standard Time.

Chefs wanted for Taste of Arabia

Local restaurants and chefs can sign up now to participate in Arabia Mountain High School’s fourth annual Taste of Arabia on Nov. 1.

Glanton takes helm at SWD

Dr. Thomas W. Glanton Jr. is Southwest DeKalb High’s new principal.

Edwards a finalist for state honor

Dr. Phyllis Edwards, superintendent of City Schools of Decatur, is among four candidates vying for state School Superintendent of the Year.

Wadsworth Magnet is Blue Ribbon School

Wadsworth Magnet School for High Achievers has been named a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.

Ivy Prep, Kittredge Magnet awarded SHAPE grants

Ivy Preparatory Academy and Kittredge Magnet School are among 22 schools awarded Georgia SHAPE grants to fight childhood obesity and improve nutrition.

Deputies after drivers who pass stopped school buses

Motorists who pass a stopped school bus in DeKalb County can get arrested.

GPC – friend to military vets, troops and their families

Georgia Perimeter College is a Military Friendly School for the fourth year in a row for its efforts providing educational opportunities to U.S. veterans, active-duty troops and their families.

Group wants to stifle recruiters at school

Stakeholders concerned about military recruiting in DeKalb County schools, and especially at Cross Keys High School, are holding a “discovery session” on Oct. 13 in Atlanta.

Barbershop raising turkeys

Austin’s Barber Shop in Lawrenceville is raising funds to provide up to 300 turkeys to disadvantaged families for Thanksgiving.

Barbershop raising turkeys

Austin’s Barber Shop in Lawrenceville is raising funds to provide up to 300 turkeys to disadvantaged families for Thanksgiving.

Regional summit on education

Dr. Rod Paige, the nation’s first African-American secretary of education, will address regional education leaders and decision-makers at the Southern K-14 Education Innovation Summit on Oct. 16-17 at Georgia Piedmont Technical College in Clarkston.

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