Category: Education

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CONYERS, GA– Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) will offer a virtual option for K-12 students in addition to the five-days-a-week in-person default option for the 2021-2022 school year.   The elementary virtual option will have teachers solely designated for virtual classes. The middle and high school virtual option will be through our existing Rockdale Virtual […]

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ROCKDALE, GA—Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) high schools – Heritage and Rockdale County – were named 2021 Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Schools by State School Superintendent Richard Woods, a distinction RCPS high schools have achieved for more than 11 consecutive years.   Superintendent Terry Oatts  praised RCPS for its  accomplishment.   “Our unwavering commitment to […]

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ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) has released the application for new and returning providers of Georgia’s Pre-K Program for the 2021-2022 school year. Applications to provide Georgia’s Pre-K Program for the next school year must be received by DECAL by Friday, March 19, 5 p.m. EDT.   Georgia’s Pre-K […]

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 25, 2021
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CONYERS, GA– Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) will host an online teacher job fair on Saturday, March 6,  9 a.m. – 12 p.m.   Candidates are invited to pre-register at www.rockdaleschools.org/jobfair.   “We seek outstanding candidates for teaching positions in the 2021-2022 school year. All 22 RCPS schools will be represented and interviews will be […]

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 23, 2021
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Superintendent Cheryl Watson-Harri   At tonight’s “State of the District” address, DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will announce its plans for students to begin returning to classrooms under Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines. In Phase Two and Phase Three, cohorts of students will participate in hybrid, in-person learning based on their choice to attend school. […]

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 22, 2021
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The DeKalb County Board of Education will hold the following meetings on Monday, February 8, 2021 in the J. David Williamson Board Room, Robert R. Freeman Administrative Complex, 1701 Mountain Industrial Boulevard, Stone Mountain, Georgia 30083. 11:30am       Virtual Community Input Meeting 1:00pm         BOARD MEETING Executive Session for the purpose of discussing permitted matters. Combined Work […]

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 22, 2021
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      New superintendent ‘doesn’t yet know what she’s doing’      By Deborah Jones President, Organization of DeKalb Educators(ODE) The DeKalb County School District is not being honest with the public. In doing so, the superintendent and the board are risking the lives of all DeKalb families. You won’t find newsletters or tweets […]

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 9, 2021

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  New superintendent ‘doesn’t yet know what she’s doing’      By Deborah Jones President, Organization of DeKalb Educators(ODE) The DeKalb County School District is not being honest with the public. In doing so, the superintendent and the board are risking the lives of all DeKalb families. You won’t find newsletters or tweets or videos […]

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 1, 2021
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The DeKalb County Board of Education will hold the following meetings on Monday, February 8, 2021 in the J. David Williamson Board Room, Robert R. Freeman Administrative Complex, 1701 Mountain Industrial Boulevard, Stone Mountain, Georgia 30083. 11:30am       Virtual Community Input Meeting 1:00pm         BOARD MEETING Executive Session for the purpose of discussing permitted matters. Combined Work […]

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 1, 2021
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STONECREST—Beginning Oct. 5, kids and their families can embark on a six-week journey, exploring the nature and history of the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area (AMNHA) to earn a Junior Ranger Badge. The Junior Ranger Ramble program has been reimagined to feature an online, weekly series of videos and activities that bring kids and their families out […]


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