Category: Education

November 8, 2021
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    STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – DeKalb County School District(DCSD) officials will hold a press conference on Monday, Nov. 8, to announce the roll out of a comprehensive master plan outlining district-wide school and infrastructure improvements to be funded by the recently approved E-SPLOST (Education- Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax). The news conference will […]

November 1, 2021
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    CONYERS, GA–Barksdale Elementary’s youngest will be riding on two wheels in no time, thanks to a generous donation from Progressive IMS Outdoors, the nation’s largest motorcycle event, and the nonprofit All Kids Bike. The donation to the Barksdale Elementary School (BES) PE class, worth $5,000, includes 24 Strider bicycles, 24 helmets, an adult […]

October 26, 2021
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    ATLANTA—– The Georgia Department of Early Learning (DECAL) has announced eight childcare centers awarded the state’s inaugural Quality Rated Language and Literacy Endorsements.  The list includes four local centers:Minnie Howell Child Development Center, Atlanta; Discovery Point #61, Conyers;Giselle Learning Academy, Clarkston; and The Learning Station, Ellenwood.    Others on the list include: Kid’s […]

October 13, 2021
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3min5060
CONYERS, GA– Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) scores increased on the American College Test (ACT), according to results recently released by the Georgia Department of Education for Class of 2021 graduates. RCPS had an overall ACT composite score of 20.8, an increase over last year’s score of 19.6 and above the national average of 20.3.  […]

September 23, 2021
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2min3910
Restore DeKalb and Educated DeKalb are co-hosting a hybrid meeting with the DeKalb County School District Superintendent Cheryl Watson-Harris  today, Sept. 23, 5:30 to 7 p.m. The purpose is to  provide the full membership of both organizations the opportunity to ask questions or make comments regarding our three focus areas:   Restore Financial Integrity  Fast […]

September 17, 2021
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Pictured left to right: RCPS Superintendent  Terry Oatts, RMSST/RCHS senior and 2022 National Merit Scholarship semifinalist Laura Goldgar, RMSST Director Amanda Baskett, RCHS Principal Eldridge Powell   Rockdale County Public Schools congratulates Laura Goldgar, a Rockdale Magnet School of Science and Technology (RMSST) / Rockdale County High School (RCHS) senior distinguished as a Semifinalist in […]


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