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Teachers under siege?

New teacher evaluations: Search and destroy missions rather than efforts to improve instruction?

W. James Popham, a UCLA Emeritus Professor, is the author of "Evaluating America’s Teachers: Mission Possible?

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Gwinnett school raises

Gwinnett proposes raises for school employees

Gwinnett County teachers, bus drivers and other employees are one important step closer to getting their first raise in six years.

Tuition to go up, with biggest hikes at Tech, UGA, Georgia State

Tuition to rise at state public colleges

For another year, tuition at Georgia’s public colleges and universities is rising, with the largest increases to be paid by students at Georgia Tech and the University of Georgia.

Georgia regents approve tuition increases

DAHLONEGA — Georgia’s public college students will pay more to attend school in the fall following a tuition increase approved Tuesday by the state’s Board of Regents.

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Tuition will rise at Georgia's public campuses

Tuition will rise 2.5 percent at most Georgia colleges, but 9 percent at Tech and 7 at UGA

The Board of Regents approved a 2.5 percent undergraduate tuition hike for 27 of the 31 public colleges and universities in the state.

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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)

Georgia Tech students start class

Atlanta Colleges and Universities

News and information about metro area higher education.

In your schools: Photos

I-5 charter bus crash

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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Merchants, phone carriers want to shape how you pay

Merchants, phone carriers want to shape how you pay

It’s the closest many of us have ever come to mobile payments: Watching the person ahead of us at Starbucks buy a latte with a smartphone.

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Emory’s death leaves a void all over metro area

In a city that’s elevated the traffic jam to high art, Herb Emory exhibited a clear lack of appreciation for the stuff.

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