Gladden Middle School’s Bean Bag Toss Club sponsored by eighth-grade math teacher Jeanelle Hobbs is one of several clubs at the school and will have a championship round during its April meeting.
Graduation rates rise for most area schools
A majority of local high schools saw increases in their graduation rates since last year, reflecting a statewide trend, data released Wednesday shows.
Georgia high school graduation rate increases
The graduation rate for the state’s public high schools increased by nearly two percentage points over the previous year, state education officials said.
Schools officials sentenced in contract scheme
The former chief operating officer of the DeKalb County school district, her ex-husband and the district’s ex-superintendent were sentenced for their involvement in a racketeering and theft scheme Monday.
‘Something all of us are proud of’
How do you convince a small town lawyer to join a school board when he refuses at first after being asked by several friends?
‘Bad to be big’?
The community is a frog in a pot of hot water, said Brian Suits, principal of Dalton Middle School.
School superintendent charged in rape case inquiry
An Ohio school superintendent, two coaches and a principal were charged by a grand jury that investigated whether other laws were broken in the rape of a drunken 16-year-old girl, the state’s attorney general said Monday.
Should students learn cursive? Some states say yes
The swirling lines from Linden Bateman’s pen have been conscripted into a national fight to keep cursive writing in American classrooms.
Dalton High threat ‘not credible’ (Updated 2:40 p.m.)
Dalton High School has resumed a normal schedule after a lockdown this morning in response to someone anonymously calling 911 about a rumored threat.
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‘Bigger and bigger and bigger’
Even as members of the Dalton Board of Education voted Tuesday night to approve a $9.39 million dollar price cap to expand Dalton Middle School, it was clear by school projections the expansion won’t stop overcrowding in city schools.
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