DeKalb County School District

DeKalb County School District Superintendent Dr. R. Stephen Green said that he consulted with colleagues to see what they were doing, in revising the testing calendar. Dr. Green says that he also did some research on the history in looking at the DeKalb dates. (Courtesy of the Dekalb County School District)

DeKalb County School District Revises Testing Calendar

Jewish students in the DeKalb County School system will no longer have to choose between taking standardized tests and observing the High Holidays. In announcing the change, DeKalb County School District Superintendent Dr. R. Stephen […]

WAOK-AM–08/26/2015

Maria Boynton talks with Dekalb County Schools Superintendent Dr. Stephen Green about his plans for the system. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Maria Boynton One-On-One With Dekalb Superintendent Dr. R. Stephen Green: Why He Says Your Student Is In Good Hands

Dr. R. Stephen Green is the new superintendent of the DeKalb County School District. He was appointed to the position in June after the DeKalb Board of Education conducted a nationwide search and named Dr. […]

WAOK-AM–08/12/2015

DeKalb County School District Superintendent Dr. R. Stephen Green said that he consulted with colleagues to see what they were doing, in revising the testing calendar. Dr. Green says that he also did some research on the history in looking at the DeKalb dates. (Courtesy of the Dekalb County School District)

Dr. Stephen Green Sworn In As New DeKalb County School Superintendent

DeKalb County has a new school superintendent. Dr. R. Stephen Green was sworn in Wednesday. Green was appointed to the position in June after the DeKalb Board of Education conducted a nationwide search and named […]

WAOK-AM–07/02/2015

Current Dekalb Superintendent Michael Thurmond's contract ends in June (Credit: Jean Ross/CBS Local)

Dekalb County Schools: Public Being Asked “What They’d Like To See In The Next Superintendent”

The fourth of six public meetings will be held tonight, Tuesday, February 10, 2015, as the Dekalb County School Board continues the search for a Superintendent. Michael Thurmond’s contract expires in June. Tonight’s public meeting […]

WAOK-AM–02/10/2015

A Georgia elementary school handcuffed a 6-year-old special needs student “for his personal safety” after school officials say his “disruptive” actions caused them to restrain the first-grader.  (RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/Getty Images)

Elementary School Handcuffs 6-Year-Old For ‘Self-Destructive’ Actions

A Georgia elementary school handcuffed a 6-year-old special needs student “for his personal safety” after school officials say his “disruptive” actions caused them to restrain the first-grader.

12/08/2014

(Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

See Atlanta Preparing For Ferguson Protests

Janice Mathis with Rainbow Push Coalition says she’s never seen anything like it, nothing so deliberate and focused on a particular incident that was about to happen. According to Mathis, “I’ve seen meetings sort of […]

WAOK-AM–11/21/2014

Atlanta Hawks vs Miami Heat

The Atlanta Hawks Show Their Support for High School Football on October 18

ATLANTA, GA —— On Friday, October 18, 2013, Atlanta Hawks players, coaches, cheerleaders and Harry the Hawk will show their support for two of Atlanta’s Friday night high school football match-ups. Head coach Mike Budenholzer […]

92.9 The Game–10/16/2013