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. […]


Board member Dr. Joyce Morley questioned whether the board should choose Dr. Stephen Green as Superintendent after the firm that found him was fired by Dekalb. Board Chair Dr. Melvin Johnson says Green is the right one for the job. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

New Dekalb County Superintendent To Earn Base Salary Of $300K: Board Votes 6 to 1

It is done. The Dekalb County School Board voted 6-1 Thursday to initiate an employment contract with Dr. R. Stephen Green as Superintendent of Schools. According to the school district, the contract is for three […]


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Former Atlanta School Superintendent Dr. Beverly Hall Dies

Dr. Beverly Hall former Superintendent of the Atlanta Public Schools has died from breast cancer. Dr. Hall had been suffering from stage four breast cancer since 2011. According to court documents in the Atlanta Public […]


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Alabama Public Schools Will Not Need Social Security Number Or Birth Certificate For Student Enrollment

Alabama’s school superintendent is telling all Alabama public school systems to start using a new student enrollment process that makes clear a Social Security number or birth certificate is not necessary for enrollment.


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Atlanta Public Schools Hires New Superintendent

The Atlanta school board has unanimously approved Meria Carstarphen to serve as the district’s next superintendent.


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Attorneys For Former APS Superintendent Seek Trial Postponement

Atlanta (WAOK)-Attorneys representing former Atlanta Public School Superintendent Dr. Beverly Hall have asked Judge Jerry Baxter to postpone the beginning of her trial on cheating and racketeering charges while she receives treatment for cancer. Dr. […]


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Former Atlanta Superintendent Beverly Hall Surrenders In CRCT Cheating Scandal

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK)-Former Atlanta Public Schools superintendent Beverly Hall arrived at the Fulton County jail on charges associated with her alleged involvement in a standardized test cheating scandal. Hall arrived at the jail Tuesday night, and […]


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Former APS Superintendent Indicted In CRCT Cheating Scandal

ATLANTA (WAOK) – A Fulton County grand jury has handed down indictments in the Atlanta Public School cheating scandal. Former Superintendent Dr. Beverly Hall is among those who are indicted. The 65-count indictment states that Dr. […]


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Deal Done! Dekalb School Board Of Education Suspended!

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques- White we talked about Gov. Nathan Deal’s decision to back SACS and suspend six of the nine school board members. We also talked about the one year anniversary of […]


The Mo Ivory Show: Michael Thurmond Named Interim Superintendent of Dekalb County Schools

The DeKalb Board of Education has named former labor commissioner Michael Thurmond as their interim superintendent. Board commissioner Eugene Walker states, “We are delighted Mr. Thurmond has agreed to serve as our interim superintendent…our school district is facing […]