DeKalb to hear public comment on charter district proposal

The DeKalb County School District will hold five public meetings to solicit comment about a proposal to convert the district into a charter system.

Georgia is encouraging school districts to consider a change to charter oversight or another system the state calls “IE2” by next summer.

The meetings will be at 6 p.m. at the following high schools and dates: Lithonia High on Aug. 26, Lakeside High on Aug. 27, Dunwoody High on Aug. 28, Towers High on Sept. 2 and Stephenson High on Sept. 3.

Visit the Georgia Department of Education’s website for more information.

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