DeKalb schools chief touts district’s excellence in STEM program

August 8, 20161min1590
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DeKalb County students returned to school today and several had a chance to hear from DeKalb County Schools Superintendent R. Stephen Green.

Green announced during his stop at Sagamore Hills Elementary School has earned the distinction as the only school in Georgia to receive dual accreditation from the State of Georgia fand AdvancED or the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) program.

The district is the state leader in STEM certification with 12 certified schools. STEM is an interdisciplinary, collaborative learning approach that is based on problem solving. There are 98 District schools that have STEM programs in their curriculum. Sagamore Hills ES is also has an outstanding arts program and parent engagement.

Green also spent the day visiting Flat Shoals ES, Rainbow ES, Freedom MS, Sequoyah MS, and Druid Hills HS.

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