State Rep. Trey Rhodes, R - Greensboro, looks at a map of low performing schools in Dekalb County during debate on a constitutional amendment and its accompanying legislation that would allow a state takeover of schools dubbed "chronically failing," Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Atlanta. Gov. Nathan Deal's plan won Georgia House approval Wednesday, setting up a statewide vote in 2016 and accomplishing the Republican's top priority kicking off his second term. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

DeKalb County Schools: Georgia Milestones Standardized Test Shows that Students are Performing Below Grade Level

With over 100,000 students, DeKalb County School District is the third largest district in the State of Georgia. Within in the last few years, DeKalb County Schools have encountered some obstacles such as a recent probation which was lifted in 2014 ¬†and a cheating scandal that indicted three school administrators.          …