At this weekend’s 2014 AJC Decatur Book Festival, I am introducing Kim Bearden, cofounder, executive director, and language arts teacher at the Ron Clark Academy, the well-known middle school and educator training facility in Atlanta.
Over the years, I’ve written several stories on how the sleep patterns of teenagers would be better accommodated by later starting times at high schools, a practice supported by several research studies.
Gov. Nathan Deal pledged a retooling of the state’s education system on Monday that would better prepare Georgia students for computer programming courses as high-paying jobs increasingly demand highly technical skills.
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I must apologize to Herb Shafer for misquoting him. “I’m not going to have any jacklick judge get me to bow down,” I quoted him saying after he was released from the Douglas County jail (he was feuding with a judge, who tossed him behind bars).
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The Atlanta Department of Public Works can’t account for at least $2.2 million in materials, lacks critical inventory management controls and is vulnerable to undetected theft, according to a new report from the city auditor.