Common Core defended at public hearing in Dunwoody
by Christine Fonville
August 26, 2014 09:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
At a public hearing last week held by the state Board of Education at Dunwoody High School, Barbara Hampton, the sixth district representative for the board, listened to parents, teachers and administrators’ ideas and concerns regarding performance and public education. Hampton said the purpose of the listening session was to hear comments about Common Core in regards to mathematics and language arts for the upcoming formal evaluation of the standards by the board. Each DeKalb resid...
Blue Heron Nature Preserve adds 4 acres
The Blue Heron Nature Preserve in Buckhead Thursday announced it is expanding. By adding 4 more acres, the preserve directly connects to the local elementary school and enables construction of a co...
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bakery sweetens downtown Tucker
After working in the corporate world for many years, Denise Dayoub finally fed her entrepreneurial spirit and opened Sweet Dee’s Bakeshop a little more than two years ago. The bakery is in the hear...
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Plans for Brookhaven charter school gain momentum
The Brookhaven community is hoping for more school choice when it comes to educating children who reside within its borders. As a result, the Brookhaven Innovation Academy has taken root and is awa...
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County-issued credit cards
Apr 08, 2014 | 127712 views | 0 0 comments | 163 163 recommendations | email to a friend | print

Should there be an accountability system for county-issued credit cards?