CRCT Replaced By Georgia Milestones Assessment
Former Atlanta School Superintendent Dr. Beverly Hall Dies
Schools React To Takeover Plan As Ga. Governor Seeks SupportGeorgia would become one of several states authorized to take over "chronically failing" schools if Republican Gov. Nathan Deal can hold members of his own party while attracting Democrats and placating some school officials frustrated by the proposal.
Districts In Georgia And Florida Split School PrizeGwinnett County Public Schools in metro Atlanta and Orange County Public Schools in Orlando were each promised $500,000 in college scholarships for their high school seniors.
Georgia Chooses Company To Write Standardized Test Georgia will pay more than $107 million for the development of a new statewide standardized test, replacing the CRCT and EOCT exams taken by elementary and high school students.
Real Talk w/Rashad Richey: Rashad Richey Keeps Fulton County Honest
Snowy Weather Causes Early Dismissals And Traffic Chaos
Ga. Faces Tight Deadline For New Student Tests Six months after Georgia withdrew from a group of states developing standardized tests aligned with the Common Core standards, state education officials say they are hoping to start the process soon of selecting a company to create the tests.
Donors pledge up to $10 million to fund Head Startational Head Start Association officials say a donation of up to $10 million from two philanthropists will help keep Head Start programs running during the federal government shutdown.
School District Considers Allowing Assault Rifles At Schools For Resource OfficersA meeting was held between parents and teachers from three schools in Gainesville to discuss a proposal that would allow for a rifle to be housed in each educational facility.
Guidelines Issued On Carbon Monoxide Detectors In Ga. Schools State officials have stopped short of recommending that all Georgia schools be required to install carbon monoxide detectors, opting instead to release guidelines urging schools to review facilities and mitigate risks.
DOJ: Mississippi City Officials Operating 'School-To Prison Pipeline'Officials in east Mississippi operate a "school-to-prison pipeline" that incarcerates students for disciplinary infractions as minor as dress code violations with a policy that affects mostly black and disabled children, the U.S. Justice Department said Friday.