Public PK-12 School District in Dalton, Georgia

Conducting Research in DPS


Dalton Public Schools has established guidelines for the research approval process. Applications will be reviewed with respect to the district's goals and mission of ensuring success for each student. All research conducted in Dalton Public Schools must: 

  • protect the rights and privacy of staff, students, and parents/guardians 
  • not interfere with instructional time to the detriment of student learning 
  • support continuous school system improvement goals 

Applicants seeking to conduct research as a requirement for a master's or specialist’s thesis or doctoral dissertation should complete the "Application to Conduct Research" and submit these documents to the district for approval.  

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