Dalton school board budget has no tax increase
Dalton Board of Education members approved a tentative general fund budget Monday that includes no property tax increase but is expected to use about half of their reserve funding to help cover expenses for the upcoming school year.
‘A lot of work to do’
Several local schools are lagging behind the rest of the state, according to the new College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI), including Coahulla Creek High School, whose principal announced his resignation on Monday, the day before the first year’s numbers were made public.
Roan rezone tied to state funding
There are several reasons to rezone the area around Roan Elementary School, said Dalton Public Schools Deputy Superintendent Don Amonett, but one of the biggest is state funding.
Dalton school officials considering a Roan rezone
Dalton Public Schools have two “overcrowded” schools and one “very small school,” Deputy Superintendent Don Amonett said.
- Spring Place Elementary perfect attendance honor rolls
Whitfield teachers named to ‘dream team’
Rayda Reed is still pinching herself today to make sure it’s not a dream.
That seems like a proper response to being selected from more than 3,000 teachers nationwide to join the 2013 LearnZillion Dream Team.
Bartoo named next Dalton High principal
Steve Bartoo, associate principal of Dalton High School, can drop the first half of the title this summer.
Hayes to retire from school system March 31
Danny Hayes did not attend Monday night’s Whitfield Board of Education meeting.
“It was kind of an emotional night,” the county schools superintendent said.
Hawkins to Kiwanians: 'Schools cannot do it alone'
As state and federal contributions dry up and are not likely to return any time soon and local tax digests shrink, school systems are trying to do more for the community with less money.
Three local school systems on 2-hour delay on Friday
The Dalton, Whitfield County and Murray County public school systems are delaying all schools in their systems two hours on Friday.
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