A man with an assault rifle and other weapons exchanged gunfire with officers Tuesday at an Atlanta-area elementary school before surrendering, a police chief said, with dramatic overhead television footage capturing the young students racing out of the building, being escorted by teachers and police to safety. No one was injured.
Federal prosecutors say a 52-year-old former school employee has been sentenced to 15 years in prison on child pornography charges.
Georgia state schools Superintendent John Barge says he’s considering challenging Gov. Nathan Deal in next year’s Republican primary.
ATLANTA (WAOK) — U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan came to Atlanta on Friday to visit William Boyd Elementary School and to address the annual meeting of the nation’s black mayors. Duncan says the Obama administration […]
Hall County sheriff’s officials say a student was injured in an accidental BB gun shooting at Johnson High School in Gainesville.
A new survey of Alabama teachers finds that a majority of them support having armed security officers in their schools.
Nearly three dozen people are facing a deadline to report to jail after being charged in the Atlanta public schools cheating scandal.
Authorities say 10 students at a high school northeast of Atlanta have been disciplined after school officials say one of them brought marijuana brownies to school and shared them.
Georgia Department of Corrections officials say an inmate has escaped from a work detail program, prompting lockdowns at two nearby schools.
Students from an Atlanta elementary school where potentially deadly carbon monoxide seeped into the air will attend classes at a middle school about three miles away on Tuesday.