Some Atlanta parents are outraged that school buses will no longer pick up their children. A district policy means students within a designated area close to their schools will have to find their own way […]
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The University of Georgia plans to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the graduation of the first African-American to earn a degree from the school. Mary Frances Early received her master’s degree in 1962. […]
Looking around our nation, it’s obvious that we need more heroines and heroes with Sally Ride’s brave and courageous character. Her inspiration and legacy must live on to create the heroines – and heroes – of the future.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia could lose $33 million of its $400 million Race to the Top school grant because of proposed changes to a new evaluation system for principals and teachers. The U.S. Department of […]
Legislators this year thought they had fixed a $436 million grant program intended to raise up the state’s poorest school districts, but you can’t convince folks in rural Calhoun County that they succeeded.
Earlier this month, funding issues caused Gwinnett County to cut 600 jobs after approximately $89 million was taken out of their operating budget, a drastic measure echoed in other counties throughout the state. Now, teachers at Benefield Elementary School in Lawrenceville are rallying for the sake of education, and volunteering to give free reading classes to any interested young students this summer.
Remember when Republicans praised first responders? Remember when Republicans where Leaving No Child Behind? There was a time, not so long ago, when the people who kept us safe and the people who educated our […]
ATLANTA (WAOK)-If you ever wanted to read a “feel good” story, look no further. Fred Dukes recently graduated from Atlanta’s Booker T. Washington High School with a 3.3 GPA and scored a 25 on his […]
ATLANTA (WAOK/AP)-The Atlanta School Board meets on Monday to discuss cuts that may cause students to lose the services of programs like Communties in Schools. Communities In Schools (CIS) of Atlanta is an award-winning dropout prevention […]
DeKalb County, Ga (WAOK/AJC)- DeKalb County school board members are looking at several ways to make up for a $73 million budget shortfall. Board members Tuesday night talked about everything from teacher furloughs days, to […]