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Recent articles by Marlon:

DeKalb Superintendent to leave before his term ends

Steve Green had led the district since July 2015. → Read More

Attorney: DeKalb Schools using illegal interrogation tactics

A cease and desist letter sent to DeKalb Schools relays allegations the district is using unlawful tactics when investigating teachers for wrongdoing. → Read More

Clayton Schools board votes not to fire principal, out for positive drug test

The Clayton County Board of Education voted to allow a longtime educator to return to his job after... → Read More

DeKalb principal removed from school pending investigation

Towers High School Principal LaKesha Griffith was removed from her school Sept. 19 pending the outcome of an investigation that district officials will not discuss. → Read More

To become a teacher, many sacrifice time, thousands of dollars

Seana Deas spent nearly $30,000 during her last year of college to become a teacher. → Read More

Gov. Kemp orders 6 Ga. counties to evacuate as Hurricane Dorian approaches

Gov. Brian Kemp has ordered residents in six Georgia counties to evacuate beginning Monday at noon as Hurricane Dorian approaches the southern United States coast. “Starting noon tomorrow, individuals east of I-95 in Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Glynn, Liberty and McIntosh counties must evacuate due to Hurricane Dorian,” Kemp tweeted Sunday. > Starting noon tomorrow, individuals east of I-95 in… → Read More

Gun report puts DeKalb high school on lockdown; teen arrested

Students returned to class at Stephenson High school after a student said she saw another teen with a gun → Read More

Excitement, fear abound as some metro Atlanta schools open

Some parents drive their children to school on the first day because 'it's hard for them to let go,' bus driver says. → Read More

NEW: Teacher asked school for a sub after allegedly killing boyfriend

A DeKalb County teacher was allowed to return to the classroom after his arrest for allegedly steali... → Read More

N.Y. meth arrest didn’t keep DeKalb from hiring teacher

District officials had pledged to improve screening job applicants, but said they were not aware of Hudson’s arrest prior to hiring him. → Read More

N.Y. meth arrest didn’t keep DeKalb from hiring teacher

District officials had pledged to improve screening job applicants, but said they were not aware of Hudson’s arrest prior to hiring him. → Read More

Heating issues plague DeKalb Schools buildings

Students returned to school after a week off for the Thanksgiving holiday to cold classrooms, which school officials said would be addressed by Thursday. → Read More

DeKalb center brings students into a new world, school in America

Language isn't the only barrier for children from other cultures. → Read More

Official: $1B Mega Millions jackpot will impact education payouts

About $1.1 billion was contributed to the state's pre-K and HOPE scholarship funds during the last fiscal year. → Read More

DeKalb teacher sought for having sex with middle-school student

Zachary Meadors was scheduled to report to the school district Monday, but never showed up → Read More

Cardiac arrest, head injury killed Pike County football player

The hit Dylan Thomas took was an anomaly, Pike County Coroner Terrell Moody said. → Read More

DeKalb Schools loses its chief operations officer

Joshua Williams has worked 10 years with DeKalb Schools, rising to chief operations officer four years ago → Read More

Judge backs DeKalb schools in fight over Emory area annexation

The judge said the annexation would cause harm to affected students. → Read More

DeKalb parent arrested after dust-up related to bus driver sickout

Teachers say the parent went to Flat Rock Elementary School after her child's bus never arrived due to a bus driver sickout → Read More

DeKalb Schools: Bus drivers could stage sick-out

Bus driver representatives cite pay, retirement issues in recent comments to school district officials → Read More