DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond outlines his commitment to helping the county's 904 foster children, by raising $10,000 for DeKalb DFCS, during his 2019 state of the county address at the Greenforest Community Baptist Church on Rainbow Dr in Decatur on April 27.

Over 100 people helped to raise more than $10,000 for the DeKalb County Division of Family and Children Services during DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond's 2019 state of the county address at the Greenforest Community Baptist Church on Rainbow Dr in Decatur on April 27.

DeKalb County Police South Precinct Commander Maj. D.L. Jordan speaks about his childhood in foster care, and how his foster family's love and support was the foundation for his success, during the 2019 DeKalb state of the county address at the Greenforest Community Baptist Church on Rainbow…

DeKalb County has the highest rate within metro Atlanta of children being placed into foster care – more than one a day – and that is something DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond is vowing to address.

Mobile apps have become “must have” classroom tools, and students are naturally drawn to their interactivity. Whether you’re looking for an app to help with classroom management, exploring different languages, or figuring out tricky geometry problems, there’s an app for anything and everything.

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Headlines touting the Next Big Idea in education have become so common in recent years that it’s tempting to dismiss every new K-12 initiative as a fad or fantasy doomed to either flatline or fail.

Hundreds of children got free book bags and thousands of pounds of food at the Let's Move! DeKalb Back-to-School Expo at the Intergenerational Center at Exchange Park on July 28.

With the Aug. 6 start of the new school year just  days away, the DeKalb Board of Health is offer extra hours for parent to get back-to-school immunizations.

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Georgia Piedmont Technical College has eliminated the positions of a dozen members of former President Dr. Jabari Simama’s cabinet, and it is now looking for a new home for its South DeKalb campus – all part of what it calls cost-saving restructuring.

Danielle Mattis, a 2018 Southwest DeKalb High School graduate, has landed a $20,000-a-year tennis scholarship to Brescia University in Owensboro, Ky.