SACS upgrades DeKalb school district's accreditation
by Staff Reports
09:51 AM, Tuesday, March 03
The DeKalb County School District’s accreditation status has been upgraded from “accredited warned” to “accredited on advisement,” one notch from unconditional accreditation, from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. “The board of edu...

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