Superintendent Dr. Devon Horton. Photo Courtesy of DCSD

DeKalb’s Newest Superintendent Dr. Devon Horton

Monserat Olivera, Staff Writer May 22, 2023

DeKalb County’s previous superintendent, Cheryl Watson-Harris, was fired in late April 2022. Since then,  the DeKalb County School District has been on a nationwide quest to find a replacement. Unfortunately,...

DCSD Board of Education Fires Superintendent Cheryl Watson-Harris

DCSD Board of Education Fires Superintendent Cheryl Watson-Harris

Keegan Brooks, Editor April 26, 2022

In a virtual meeting earlier today, the DeKalb County School District’s Board of Education suddenly severed ties with superintendent Cheryl Watson-Harris. The Board of Education voted to approve a...

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Richard Woods with a Chamblee student

The Sextet Competing for Superintendent

Keegan Brooks, Editor March 23, 2022

An attorney, a pediatric dentist, a teacher, a business owner, a retiree, and an incumbent walk onto a ballot. One of them will eventually become Georgia’s next state school superintendent. Earlier...

Timing of Superintendent’s Raise Sparks Protest

Rashelle James January 26, 2010

From January 2010: The DeKalb County Board of Education recently granted a contract extension to Superintendent Dr. Crawford Lewis. The extension comes on the heels of budget shortfalls and economic...

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