DeKalb High School proposal would add staffer to address truancy, safety and security

A proposal discussed by the school board Tuesday night seeks to hire an office professional at DeKalb High School carrying an estimated price tag of $58,000, according to school board documents.

A new employee proposed for DeKalb High School would help address truancy, safety and alleviate overburdened office staff if approved by the DeKalb District 428 school board, district officials said this week. (Screenshot of District 428 school board Nov. 1, 2022 livestream by Shaw Local News Network.)