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APS Superintendent Announces Strategy Plan For Failing Schools She added those educators not on board with the turn around strategy, "they may want to transition into another field"
Indicted DeKalb Officer Resigns He resigned from the police department on Monday, according to DeKalb County Police Major S.R. Fore.
Alabama Teacher Of The Year Resigns After Being Told She's UnqualifiedAnn Marie Corgill says state officials told her she did not have proper certification to teach fifth grade.
Georgia High School Bans Camouflage Over Gang ConcernsA Georgia high school is banning camouflage after an increase in concerns over issues possibly related to gang activity.
Justice Department Opening Civil Rights Probe Into Violent Arrest Of South Carolina StudentThe Justice Department opened a civil rights probe Tuesday into the arrest of a student who refused to leave her high school math class, where a deputy was recorded flipping the girl backward in her desk and tossing her across the classroom floor.
Study: Nighttime Texting Linked To Bad GradesStudents who reported texting or using social media late at night also reported their schoolwork suffered.
Study: Opposite-Sex Companions May Lower GPA In High School StudentsSome high school students with several friends of the opposite sex may see a negative impact on their grades, according to new research.
Study: Four-Day School Weeks Are Better For KidsStudy finds a shorter school week, combined with longer school days, can help elementary students improve performance at math.
Duke Freshmen Opting Out Of Summer Reading Selection For 'Moral' ReasonsSome members of Duke University's class of 2019 are refusing to complete the summer reading assignment of "Fun Home" due to moral reasons.
Video Posted By University Of Alabama Sorority Deleted Following CriticismThe official video may be deleted, but a University of Alabama sorority continues to receive backlash after posting a promotional video to recruit new members.
Dr. Stephen Green Sworn In As New DeKalb County School Superintendent
Maria Boynton Reports: Lessons Learned By Michael Thurmond

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