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Early Study Results Show Gains For Pre-K Students

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Early reports from a first-of-its kind study of Georgia’s pre-kindergarten program show largely positive news about the program. Officials say the study was launched at the request of state lawmakers two years […]


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Principal: State Unable To Pay For AP Test Fees

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) -School officials are telling parents in a metro Atlanta school system they will have to pay for Advanced Placement exams under a policy change. Southwest DeKalb High School Principal Carolyn Williams cites state […]


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Deal Announces 9 Education Funding Grants

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Gov. Nathan Deal has announced $19 million in education grants for programs meant to improve student performance. The grants were given to nine partnerships that can combine local education officials, charters schools, businesses […]


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Georgia Names 156 ‘Focus’ Schools Under Waiver

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – The Georgia Department of Education has released a list of 156 schools labeled as “focus” schools under the state’s new accountability system. The schools are one step above the state’s worst performing […]