House lawmakers rejected Wednesday a proposed amendment to the state constitution giving the General Assembly the power to create new charter schools.
Atlanta Public Schools has agreed to repay more than $363,000 in federal money the district won by teachers and administrators who cheated on tests, state officials said Friday.
Conrad Fink, who taught generations of young journalists at the University of Georgia after a career as a foreign correspondent and executive for The Associated Press, died Saturday in Athens, Ga., at age 80.
Georgia ranks 7th in the nation for overall education quality, according to an Education Week report released Thursday.
Plan was approved on Tuesday.
Georgia is among a handful of states leading the nation in adding charter schools.
Six Flags Over Georgia is partnering with Discovery Education to offer free admission to K-6 students who participate in Read to Succeed, an online program that aims to encourage kids to read outside the classroom.
The University of Georgia has received a $1.23 million grant to help grow its program for teachers wanting to go into early education.
A former Fulton County middle school assistant principal who was convicted of shooting his estranged wife six times has died while serving his prison sentence.
Georgia is being hailed as a national leader in collecting long-term student achievement data and making them accessible to schools and parents.
The DeKalb County school district is keeping its accreditation.
Two Georgia college students have won prestigious Marshall Scholarships, which will pay for their graduate education at a British university.
A Stanford University senior from Atlanta is among 32 American students named Rhodes Scholars for 2012.
High schools have displayed advertisements on football fields for years, but one metro Atlanta school district hopes to slap the logos of major national companies on cafeteria trays, auditorium seat backs and salad bar sneeze guards to bring in money for cash-strapped schools.
Teachers and principals are worrying more about their own report cards these days, and they're being graded on more than test scores.
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- Governor commends Master Teachers
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- Student competes in National History Day contest
- GCPS could use local-made film in curriculum
- GCPS honored with Emmy Award
- Free class for kids teaches organic gardening
- School wins $100K grant for PE intiatives
- College receives threatening phone call
- GOOD NEWS: College-sponsored Merit Scholarship winners named
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