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An economy that sent more people to the workforce instead of the classroom, tougher requirements for financial aid, and a higher bar for admissions are among the factors that contributed to a drop in enrollment at the state’s public colleges and universities for the second year in a row.
About 700 Georgia school board members are gathering in Atlanta this weekend for the annual conference of the Georgia School Boards Association/Georgia School Superintendents Association.
Voter turnout in Tuesday’s runoff election for Atlanta Board of Education was 6.2 percent for citywide representatives, down from 19.
Less than a year after Georgia implemented a new system for grading its schools and districts, the state is adjusting that formula on the eve of releasing this year’s scores.
Two state lawmakers are hoping to increase the HOPE grant award for technical college students so it pays their full tuition, as it did in the past.
Now that Atlanta voters have replaced six of their nine elected education leaders, a daunting public school turnaround effort will begin.
The Fulton County Board of Education has approved a proposal to continue its practice of holding meetings in both North and South Fulton.
It’s been several years since Georgia lawmakers toughened the state’s anti-bullying statute after a student suicide, but some parents say schools still are not doing enough to thwart bullies.
Two-thirds of Atlanta’s school board will be filled with new representatives following a runoff election Tuesday that ousted the board’s chairman.
Voters reshaped Atlanta’s school board Tuesday in runoff elections that ushered new leaders into an educational system scarred by scandal and academic struggles.
By all accounts, she’s well-trained to deal with the unexpected. But that didn’t keep the tears from flowing when Gwinnett County’s Robin Zorn was named Tuesday as National School Counselor of the Year.
The Gwinnett County school district is spending tens of millions of tax dollars every year to offer their educators the Cadillac of retirement plans — allowing some career employees to draw almost a full salary through their golden years.
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Did two Dalton police officers cross a line when they delivered a profanity-laced lecture to middle school students on a school bus?
I am not sure why teachers at any school bring in personal Christmas cards with family photos to display, but apparently they do at a Bulloch County elementary school.
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DeKalb County Police Chief Cedric Alexander is a wanted man.At least that’s what some Rochester, N.Y.