Study: Nighttime Texting Linked To Bad GradesStudents who reported texting or using social media late at night also reported their schoolwork suffered.
Study: Kids Who Snore Heavily Perform Worse At SchoolA new study finds kids who habitually snore or suffer sleep apnea show school grades about 12 percent lower than their peers.
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.
Study: More Than 1 Million Black Students Suspended, Majority Coming From Southern StatesA 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' DataThe 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.
The Movement with Dr. F. Keith Slaughter- 4/07/15
11 Atlanta Educators Convicted In Test Cheating ScandalThey were convicted of racketeering charges for a test cheating conspiracy that drew national attention.
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.
Study: Kids Who Start Kindergarten At Older Age More Likely To Drop Out, Commit CrimesChildren 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.
Jeb Bush Says All Students Must Be Held To High ExpectationsJeb 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.
Legislators Propose Temporarily Closing South Carolina's Only Public Historically Black CollegeContinued questions over its finances prompted a House budget-writing panel to propose temporarily closing the state's only public historically black college.
Forsyth County Does Away With Traditional Snow DaysStudents lost a week of school because of cold weather-related closures last winter.