More than 100 DeKalb teens and young adults joined Youth ROCK! for workshops on traditional and nontraditional career paths and heard inspiring speeches and tapped into their creative sides.
The nonprofit Simon Foundation that works with students at three DeKalb high schools has teamed up with the Horatio Alger Association to award more than $20 million to Simon Scholars over the next 10 years.
The DeKalb School District, which is seeking to become the largest charter system in the state, is holding a series of public hearings for stakeholders beginning Aug. 26.
The 2014 fall academic year kicks off Aug. 18 at Georgia Perimeter College’s five locations in metro Atlanta – Alpharetta, Clarkston, Decatur, Dunwoody and Covington.
Eight-year-old teammates Jayla Thompson and Zahir Harrison of the DeKalb-based HLHK Sharks swim club are state swimming champions.
Get Georgia Reading, a grade-level reading campaign to help every Georgia child read proficiently by third grade, is now under way.
More than 100,563 students are expected for DeKalb’s first day of school on Aug. 11. New principals will be in leadership roles at 14 schools, and district-wide, 5,400 teachers are returning to their jobs.
Fourteen DeKalb County schools are starting the 2014-2015 school year with new, reassigned or interim principals.
Children ages 4 to 17 can get immunizations at Oakhurst Medical Center’s annual Back 2 School Health Fair & Family Fun Day on Aug. 2 in Stone Mountain.
DeKalb for Seniors’ monthlong school supply drive for Stoneview Elementary in Lithonia culminates in an Aug. 5 celebration at the Lou Walker Senior Center.
A Back to School Jamboree on Aug. 9 in Scottdale will provide health screenings and free book bags and school supplies to students from low-income families.
Children and teens can now access library materials online after a digital expansion by the DeKalb Public Library.
Just in time for back to school, kids and adults can attend a Learning and Memory Seminar on Aug. 5 at the Clarkston Library.
Parents who attend the Aug. 9 Back-to-School Boot Camp and Parent Rally at Georgia Piedmont Technical College may be eligible for free school supplies.
Ads urging parents and guardians to “Talk to Your Doctor About Vaccinating Your Sons and Daughters Against HPV” are now appearing on dozens of MARTA buses, trains and bus shelters.