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Fulton charter schools denied by state, futures in question

A damning assessment from the state leaves the future of two high-performing north Fulton County charter schools in question.

‘Bless you’ back in Georgia college class

Order has been restored in one Georgia college class, where a restriction on saying “bless you” after a sneeze has been lifted.

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Two Fulton schools’ state charter petitions denied

Two locally-authorized charter schools in Fulton County failed to win state charters after the State Charter Schools Commission of Georgia voted against them Wednesday.

Proposed charter school wins commission approval

Metro Atlanta will have a new language-based charter school next year, assuming the state board of education gives it the nod later this year.

Some schools zero in on new grading system to make big gains

CRCT 2014: Test scores continue to lag in many metro Atlanta schools

School-by-school scores on the CRCT, the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, are out, the latest round of results highlighting the progress of individual schools on the state-mandated exams.

School test scores: CCRPI (CRCT)

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Atlanta Colleges and Universities

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In your schools: Best in class

Best in Class for Aug. 22

DeKalb County’s Cary Reynolds Elementary School won a $10,000 school improvement grant as part of Georgia United Credit Union’s School Crasher Makeover Grant program.

In your Schools: Photos

Valdosta vs. Brookwood

Saturday afternoon at Corky Kell Classic

Since its inception in 1992, the annual Corky Kell Classic signaled the beginning of the high school football season in Georgia.

Valdosta vs. Brookwood

2014 Corky Kell Classic

This year's annual high school football grand opening event takes place at McEachern High School. A total of seven games are scheduled for two days.

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Percentage of Low Income Students in Public Schools 2011

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