What DeKalb County Schools' new weapons detection system means for students
DeKalb County school leaders are beefing up security in schools across the district after a record number of weapons were found on campuses this year.
DeKalb School Board approves $8M contract for weapon detection system
Over 300 weapons have been confiscated from DeKalb County students this school year alone and the district is on track to have seen the highest number of weapons in years.
Gun fired inside DeKalb County middle school classroom, officials say
School officials say no one was hurt after a gun was discharged in a classroom at a DeKalb County middle school on Tuesday.
DeKalb County public charter schools win lawsuit for 'years' of underfunding
Seven DeKalb County public charter schools are now entitled to reimbursements for underfunding thanks to a court case win against the DeKalb County School District.
DeKalb County high school student charged after threats on social media
The DeKalb County high school was placed on lockdown on Monday due to those threats.
2 DeKalb County high school employees injured during fight
It happened Tuesday morning at Towers High School. School officials say several students were involved in that fight.
Back-to-school giveaways support metro-Atlanta students
On Sunday, a giveaway on Northside Drive supports Atlanta Public Schools students living in Vine City, English Avenue, and Castleberry Hills neighborhoods. The giveaway is from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., hosted by Dome Atlanta at 174 Northside Drive.
Georgia Back-to-School dates 2022-2023: When north Georgia school districts return to classrooms
With the school year around the corner, many parents are prepping to send their children back to school. Check out this list of when your child is heading back to school.
Druid Hills High School restored to DeKalb County Schools facility plan
Amid pressure from the Georgia Department of Education, parents, and students the DeKalb Board of Education voted unanimously to restore Druid Hills High School to the district’s five-year facilities plan. The vote came Tuesday during a specially called meeting.
Parents frustrated over DeKalb schools board plan's lack of Druid Hills fixes
The members of the DeKalb County School Board have approved a new facilities improvement plan, but many parents are upset what was left out: plans to fix Druid Hills High School.
DeKalb County School Board member talks of low morale, suicides
A DeKalb County School Board member has called attention to a troubling number of suicides among staff members.
DeKalb County mayors stand behind letter to board to 'right this ship'
Members of the DeKalb Municipal Association voiced their concern over Superintendent Cheryl Watson-Harris' termination.
DeKalb County mayors tell school board to 'right this ship'
DeKalb County mayors are challenging the DeKalb County School Board to "right this ship" after abrupt firing of the district's superintendent.
Gov. Brian Kemp 'highly concerned' over firing of DeKalb County Schools superintendent
Governor Brian Kemp said he's highly concerned that these serious issues in DeKalb County could be a result of a school system choosing politics over students.
Former DeKalb superintendent 'blindsided' by firing
Former DeKalb County School District superintendent Cheryl Watson-Harris said she was “blindsided” to learn the Board of Education voted to sever ties with her on Tuesday.
Board of Education fires DeKalb County superintendent
The DeKalb County School Board has voted to sever ties with Superintendent Cheryl Watson-Harris.
DeKalb school board 'concerned' by state superintendent's criticism of Druid Hills High repairs
The DeKalb County Board of Education is concerned by the Georgia Department of Education's characterization of improvements to Druid Hills High School facilities in a letter from Superintendent Richard Woods.
State superintendent reacts to viral video showing conditions at Druid Hills High School
The Georgia State School Superintendent is now weighing in on the DeKalb County School District's response to ongoing issues at Druid Hills High School brought to light by a student-made video.
Cross Keys principal hosts safety meeting after student arrested with gun on campus
Cross Keys High School Principal Brittany Cunningham hosted the safety meeting to share with parents what happened on Tuesday and what can be done to prevent it.
Mother wants driver fired after fight on DeKalb County school bus
Chasrice Green showed FOX 5 cellphone video which shows students on her daughters' DeKalb County school bus first attacking her 8-year-old, then beating her 10-year-old when she tried to defend her sister.