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Metro school districts delay state standardized tests, making up for days lost to icy weather

Metro school districts delay state standardized tests, making up for days lost to icy weather

Students across Georgia were out of school up to eight days this winter after getting pummeled with a one-two punch of snowy weather in January and February.

Building a better teaching force

Georgia sets out to build a better teacher

How do you build a better teacher? That’s the question Georgia has spent four years and millions of Race to the Top dollars trying to answer.

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Gwinnett extends state education partnership

Gwinnett County school board members voted Thursday in favor of a one-year extension of a program with the state that some principals and others say gives teachers greater flexibility in the classroom.

Atlanta schools budget to get closer scrutiny under new superintendent

Atlanta school board members concerned about historically high levels of spending, administration costs and reliance on savings approved a plan Thursday to revisit next year’s budget once incoming Superintendent Meria Carstarphen arrives this summer.

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APS pay raises

Big raises planned for some Atlanta school employees

Substantial pay raises are on the way for Atlanta public school employees whose salaries haven’t budged in more than four years.

Atlanta School closings: Check here for weather-related closings

Before, during and after the bad weather, check here to see what's open and closed in metro Atlanta

School test scores: CCRPI (CRCT)

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Atlanta Colleges and Universities

News and information about metro area higher education.

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PHOTOS: Catastrophic school tour bus crash leaves ten dead

A horrifying crash involving a tour bus full of high school students headed to Humboldt State University in Arcata has killed ten people, injured 50 and shut down I-5 in both directions.

NBA star, law enforcement officials conduct 'Ghost Out'

Photos: Shaquille O'Neal visits DeKalb school

Former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal joined the DeKalb District Attorney’s Office Thursday, April 3, 2014, in partnership with DeKalb County’s Fire & Rescue and Georgia Department of Highway Safety to host a special educational program highlighting the impact of dangerous driving practices and distracted driving.

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Percentage of Low Income Students in Public Schools 2011

Percentage of Low Income Students in Public Schools 2011

Georgia in 2011 ranked 6th in the nation with low income students making up 57% of its public schools.

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