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Georgia DOE to receive $4.5 million in free services after testing glitch

The Georgia Department of Education will receive $4.5 million in free services from CTB/McGraw-Hill due to technical problems with spring testing.

Team assessing school buildings

The DeKalb School District’s Building SPACES project team is paying site visits to all district facilities to assess their condition.

CrossRoadsNews Foundation Scholars

Prudencio Logan and Maya Mitchell (top) and Kelli Sigler (at right) are the 2015 recipients of scholarships from the CrossRoadsNews Foundation.

Local students vying for $10,000 duct tape scholarships

Rising seniors Ella Coleman and Jarron Jones of Lithonia are finalists in Duck brand duct tape’s Stuck at Prom scholarship competition.

School textbooks available for review

Parents, educators and other stakeholders can review textbooks and resources for classroom instruction in k-12 foreign/modern languages and Latin and k-12 English as a second language through July 9 at Lithonia High, one of 14 Learning Resources Evaluation Sites in ...

Registration open for international students

New students born outside the United States as well as those whose primary home language is other than American English can register over the summer at the DeKalb International Welcome Center.

Summer vacation Bible School on at area churches

Wisdom bearers and wisdom seekers can attend Camp Taifa, an African-centered Family Vacation Bible School, on July 6-9 at First Afrikan Church in Lithonia.

Summer vacation Bible School on at area churches

Wisdom bearers and wisdom seekers can attend Camp Taifa, an African-centered Family Vacation Bible School, on July 6-9 at First Afrikan Church in Lithonia.

Reading program to keep kids sharp

Students can lose up to three months of reading ability over the summer, and the Georgia Department of Education is working with the Get Georgia Reading Campaign, the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, and other partners to help ensure that ...

Reading program to keep kids sharp

Students can lose up to three months of reading ability over the summer, and the Georgia Department of Education is working with the Get Georgia Reading Campaign, the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, and other partners to help ensure that ...

Cross Keys heads to Skills Conference

Twenty-four members of the Cross Keys High SkillsUSA Chapter will participate in the National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Ky., on June 22-26.

School nutrition program feeding all kids for the summer

The DeKalb School Nutrition Department is offering the Seamless Summer Feeding Program through Aug. 1 to all DeKalb children 18 years of age and younger regardless of eligibility during the regular school year.

Players selected in major league draft

Senior All-Stars James Nelson of Redan High and Stephenson’s Dexter “DJ” Neal have been selected in the 2015 MLB Draft.

Stackhouse helps Stanford win NCAA golf title

Stanford University junior Mariah Stackhouse of Riverdale rallied to beat Hayley Davis in 19 holes to give the school its first NCAA women’s golf title, 3-2 over Baylor, on May 27 in the match-play final.

DeKalb to boost child care quality

DeKalb County has partnered with the nonprofit Quality Care for Children to help its early child care programs achieve Quality Rated status.

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