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The Dalton Board of Education has tentatively approved to reduce the operating millage rate to 8.00 mills from 8.09. This would be the third consecutive year to reduce the operating millage rate which was at 8.20 mills in the 2020 year.
Dalton Public Schools and the Dalton Board of Education will honor Manny Meza at a reception on Monday, Aug. 21, 2023, as he begins his service on the Dalton Board of Education.
The Dalton Board of Education voted today to select Manuel “Manny” Meza to fill the vacant board seat.
Though everyone is still enjoying a much-needed summer break, the start to a new school year is just around the corner.
Dalton Public Schools is once again accepting applications for the District Ambassador Program. The program, which began in 2022, is designed to provide community members an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the day-to-day operations of the school district.
In compliance with the State of Georgia Records Retention Schedules for Local Government Paper & Electronic Records, and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) regulations on destruction of data collected, maintained, or used in the provision of a free and appropriate public education of students with disabilities in Dalton Public Schools, the Exceptional Student Services office announces its intention to destroy special education records on August 1, 2023. The destruction of records will affect students born in 2000.
Dr. Leslie Dixon has been approved by the Dalton Board of Education as the Executive Director of Elementary Education for the district. She has 27 years of experience in education.
Members of the Dalton Board of Education honored 34 retirees at a reception prior to the regular board meeting. The group has served Dalton Public Schools for a total of 681 years and has accumulated 951 years of service in education
After 35 years living in Dalton, including a career in education and most recently, serving as a member of the Dalton Board of Education, Palmer Griffin and his wife, Laura, will be leaving the area to live closer to family. At Monday night’s Board of Education meeting, he announced his resignation from the board effective May 31st.