Study: Four-Day School Weeks Are Better For Kids

Study finds a shorter school week, combined with longer school days, can help elementary students improve performance at math.


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Study: More Than 1 Million Black Students Suspended, Majority Coming From Southern States

A new study finds that more than 1 million black students were suspended during the 2011-2012 academic year, with a majority of those suspensions coming in southern states.



New Education Role Focuses On Protecting Ga. Students’ Data

The state’s new chief privacy officer says she plans to focus on training school districts in the importance of collecting and protecting data on Georgia students.


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The Movement with Dr. F. Keith Slaughter- 4/07/15

It’s time for a movement and it’s more than just a morning show! Dr. F. Keith Slaughter brings you the real every morning from 7-10 AM with “The Movement“, heard on 1380 WAOK. On today’s […]


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11 Atlanta Educators Convicted In Test Cheating Scandal

They were convicted of racketeering charges for a test cheating conspiracy that drew national attention.


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Parents Accuse Biology Assignment Made ‘African-American Children Look Ugly’

A high school biology assignment is causing controversy after parents say dark features were portrayed in a negative way.


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Study: Kids Who Start Kindergarten At Older Age More Likely To Drop Out, Commit Crimes

Children born just after the cut off date for enrolling in kindergarten are more likely to drop out of high school before graduation and to commit serious crimes.


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Jeb Bush Says All Students Must Be Held To High Expectations

Jeb Bush told Georgia lawmakers Thursday that the nation’s education system must have high expectations of children. Democrats took the opportunity during the former Florida governor’s visit to criticize his opposition to an increase in the federal minimum wage.


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Legislators Propose Temporarily Closing South Carolina’s Only Public Historically Black College

Continued questions over its finances prompted a House budget-writing panel to propose temporarily closing the state’s only public historically black college.


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Forsyth County Does Away With Traditional Snow Days

Students lost a week of school because of cold weather-related closures last winter.