June 16, 2011
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Officials said no students were injured Wednesday afternoon when a school bus carrying five special needs students was involved in a crash with another vehicle in Lilburn.
The textbook, an iconic learning tool, could be a relic sooner than you think.
In an effort to stop drivers from passing school buses, officials announced Friday that a number of Gwinnett County police motorcycle officers will be following buses in the early weeks of the new school year.
Fewer schools in Gwinnett and throughout the state met accountability goals in a year when the academic bar rose in all subject areas.
A third-party investigation into Gwinnett County Public Schools' land acquisition practices found a handful of policy violation, but no evidence of criminal or unethical conduct, Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks said Thursday.
SUWANEE — Fewer schools in Gwinnett and throughout the state met accountability goals in a year when the academic bar rose in all subject areas.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- With Wednesday's release of school-level CRCT results, Osborne Middle has something to celebrate.
The Gwinnett County Board of Education approved a contract Thursday that would keep Ivy Preparatory Academy open for another year -- despite the objection of the school's founder.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia extended a deadline for Gwinnett County Public Schools to respond to a complaint about an Internet filter that blocks some websites about sexual orientation.
NORCROSS — Gwinnett County Public Schools officials have been meeting with representatives of Ivy Preparatory Academy to discuss options for keeping the all-girls charter school open in the upcoming school year, the district announced Tuesday.
The U.S. Department of Education is investigating whether Gwinnett County school officials discriminated against black and Hispanic students when redistricting school boundaries.
Gwinnett County Public Schools has named a new principal for Anderson-Livsey Elementary School.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Fifty-one Gwinnett County Public Schools students graduating at the end of the month have received news of an early graduation present: They will have a share of $1 million in Broad Prize scholarships.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Gwinnett County Public Schools is hiring a private attorney to conduct an independent investigation of the district’s land transactions since 1999 to determine if any criminal activity has occurred.
SUWANEE — Students planning on eating breakfast or lunch at school next year will have to bring an extra quarter with them.
Parents from the Duluth cluster took advantage of Thursday evening's area school board meeting at Norcross High School to voice their concerns about the proposed redistricting of the Duluth and Peachtree Ridge clusters.
DULUTH — Gwinnett County Public Schools is starting its redistricting process to balance enrollment between the Duluth and Peachtree Ridge clusters.
SUWANEE — Gwinnett County Public Schools’ January sales tax collections topped $13 million, the highest collections have been since May 2009, Chief Financial Officer Rick Cost said.
SUWANEE — So far, 309 Gwinnett County Public Schools teachers have been displaced from their jobs for the upcoming school year, a district official told the Board of Education on Thursday.
SUWANEE — Federal officials have approved plans by 26 Georgia school districts, including Gwinnett, participating in the state’s Race to the Top grant.
SUWANEE — Gwinnett County Public Schools does not plan to address a projected $85 million shortfall by firing hundreds of teachers, a spokeswoman said.