Category: Education

September 30, 2021
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4min3590
  CONYERS, GA–Recognizing the increasingly competitive job market, Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) is poised to increase wages for hundreds of classified personnel such as bus drivers, paraprofessionals, and school nutrition personnel. This is in addition to significant, across-the-board step and salary increases already implemented at the start of the 2021-2022 school year through an […]

September 23, 2021
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2min2300
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 22, 2021
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5min3140
  The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) is launching a mobile classroom equipped with resources, supplies and staff  to travel to marginalized communities. District officials say the Mobile Impact Learning Hub, which was launched today(Sept. 22), is designed to remove barriers of getting to a school campus for students and adults who don’t have access to […]

September 17, 2021
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3min3220
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 […]

September 14, 2021
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3min2700
AARP Experience Corps brings students, seniors together   DECATUR, GA—The DeKalb County Human Services Department is recruiting volunteers to participate in its tutoring program designed to help DeKalb students improve their reading skills. Participating DeKalb schools will include: Stoneview Elementary, Pine Ridge Elementary, Murphy Candler Elementary, E.L. Miller Elementary and Redan Elementary. Informational sessions will be […]


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