Posted: 2:29 pm Monday, August 4th, 2014

Back to School: What’s new this year? 

By ajchomepage

New school years bring new people and new stuff. About a quarter of Atlanta Public School principals are new, including 70 percent of the high school honchos. More than 20 Fulton schools will have new principals, and Cobb County has a dozen new ones.

Cobb will also have more of a feature that probably wasn’t part of your parents’ school day: 11 new school police officers. DeKalb is adding more than 2,000 of those, along with more than 16,000 new computers to aid teachers.

Gwinnett may be hoping some kids don’t learn to say ‘yuck’ to cafeteria food in French or Spanish. As it launches an immersion program in those languages at three elementary schools, the district is also considering its cuisine.

The AJC is bringing you everything back to school including helpful hints about this year’s top apps, bargains and more. It’s A-plus coverage, only on www.MyAJC.com/backtoschool/

5 comments
mom2alex@max
mom2alex@max

I don't like this T. You are basically just shilling an article behind a pay wall. I can't even understand what you wrote.

usedtobejct
usedtobejct

Does DeKalb really need 2000 police officers?  Is this correct?

Rory_Bellows
Rory_Bellows

Cobb will also have more of a feature that probably wasn’t part of your parents’ school day: 11 new school police officers. DeKalb is adding more than 2,000 of those, along with more than 16,000 new computers to aid teachers.

DeKalb is adding more than 2000 police officers?