Registration for DeKalb schools specialty programs starts this month

It’s a new year and time for parents to consider registering their children in DeKalb County School District specialty programs, such as the International Baccalaureate, Montessori, magnet schools and school transfers.

The district Website has a link to a registration "portal." The portal contains outdated deadlines from last year, many of them in the spring. But the new document indicates much earlier deadlines, with registration starting Jan. 14 and ending Feb. 1. Here's the link: