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 […]
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.
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — A chain collision involving about a half-dozen buses east of Atlanta trapped one driver and forced medical officials to examine more than 50 children for injuries. The accident Saturday occurred as […]
Just down the hall from the reference desk at Emory University’s law library in a room housing antique legal texts is Stanley the golden retriever puppy, barking his head off.
A member of the Vicksburg Warren School Board drew criticism for suggesting that teachers use Playboy magazine as a literary source to encourage students to read.
ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) - The Atlanta school board is set to decide Tuesday whether to approve or reject a plan to close schools as part of a massive redistricting plan. Superintendent Errol Davis’ final redistricting proposal was […]
Georgia’s high school graduation rate has fallen to 67 percent based a new federally mandated calculation, state officials said Tuesday.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — A University of Georgia landscape architecture class is trying to help preserve one of Athens’ historic black cemeteries. The Athens Banner-Herald reports (http://bit.ly/Ii14rV) that 10 students in the graduate-level Community in Place class […]
ATLANTA (AP) — A 13-year-old from DeKalb County will represent Georgia in the Scripps National Spelling Bee Championship in Washington, D.C. Simola Nayak from Henderson Middle School spelled “tautologous” correctly to win the state bee […]
ATLANTA (WAOK)-Parents of Atlanta Public School students have a few more opportunities to get a look at Superintendent Erroll Davis’ plans for redistricting. Davis says the redistricting is meant to relieve overcrowding in some schools and […]