Atlanta Schools & Education
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Riverdale High School in Clayton County had a 2012 four-year graduation rate of 43 percent. Another school in that district, Forest Park High, had a graduation rate of 48.
Everybody at Charles R. Drew High School in Clayton County knew valedictorian Chelesa Fearce was a superstar: an astounding 4.
A Buckhead woman has pleaded guilty to stealing from her school’s PTA, and she’ll spend the next 90 days in jail.
Unlike in years past, none of the DeKalb County high school graduation ceremonies are occurring in churches this year.
The mind of Sanjeev Uppalluri took off for places unknown at the age of 2, when an uncle gave him a globe of the world.
After a busy school year filled with early mornings, homework, soccer practices and the list goes on and on, it’s nice to let loose during the summer.
The Atlanta school board couldn’t agree Monday on whether to reduce class sizes and canceled a scheduled vote on a budget that’s still $61 million short of being balanced just 10 days before they must give it initial approval.
A female student at North Atlanta High School reported being sexually assaulted by another student during the school day, according to a letter sent to parents Monday.
They raise millions of dollars each year to support schools, often partnering with businesses to help local children, rarely suspecting danger from within.
Identical twins Kirstie and Kristie Bronner match in every way, including the perfect grades that make them co-valedictorians.
Cobb County’s school board approved a 2013-14 budget Thursday night that will result in five furlough days for all employees, the loss of 182 teachers through attrition and a slimmer central administration staff.
The judge overseeing the Atlanta test-cheating scandal expressed surprise and concern Thursday over the mounting size of the case, in which prosecutors listed 2,440 potential witnesses and intend to produce more than 1 million pages of documents.
Gov. Nathan Deal signed an executive order Wednesday affirming Georgia’s rights over how to educate its children free from federal interference.
Atlanta Public Schools may sell the site of the former North Fulton High School for $6 million to the private school that currently leases it, Atlanta International School.
Atlanta Public Schools is notifying parents and students that it will have to turn over students’ education information in response to a subpoena related to the criminal case of former educators accused of cheating on standardized tests.
Jazz vocalist Alexandra Jackson will be gracing the main stage at the festival her father established.
Interviews with several Atlanta area Scout leaders found that most leaned against lifting the ban on gay Scouts and more strongly opposed accepting gay leaders
In a break from past years, all 26 DeKalb high school commencements are in secular venues this year
Updated every Friday, Mark Arum tells us where we can find construction, events and anything else to slow us down on the roads this weekend.
The boat names alone pretty much capture the vibe: The Wasted Seamen is cozied up to the Double D; the Happy Ours bobs gently next to the Luna Sea.