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Gwinnett schools discuss redistricting plans

Gwinnett County officials are planning to realign some schools in new high school clusters.Much of the change may take place in several central Gwinnett clusters such as Berkmar, Brookwood, Meadowcreek, Norcross and Peachtree Ridge, district officials said during a presentation Thursday.

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Deal pitches HOPE grant expansion for some tech college students

Gov. Nathan Deal outlined plans Thursday to expand a program that pays full technical school tuition through the HOPE scholarship program for students pursuing degrees in high-demand areas.

Gwinnett schools finalist for major prize

Gwinnett schools finalist for major prize

On Monday, the Gwinnett County school district will learn if it has won what has been dubbed the Oscar for urban school systems.

Best in Class Sept. 19

Janelle Wilson, a science teacher at Lanier High School in Sugar Hill, will sail aboard NOAA Ship Henry B.

More support education for children of immigrants in U.S. illegally

More Americans support public education for the children of immigrants without legal status, according to a new national survey on educational attitudes.

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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In your schools: Best in class

Best in Class Sept. 19

Janelle Wilson, a science teacher at Lanier High School in Sugar Hill, will sail aboard NOAA Ship Henry B.

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High school football: Week 4

Featured games include Marietta vs. South Cobb, Brookwood vs. Parkview and West Forsyth at Chattahoochee.

Sept. 8, 2014

Michelle Obama, Arne Duncan visit Atlanta's Washington High

The First Lady and Education Secretary stopped by Atlanta's Washington High School Monday, September 8, 2014.

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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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Opening day for Buckhead Atlanta project

The massive $1 billion Buckhead Atlanta project will hold a grand opening ceremony on Thursday.

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Gender gap shapes campaign strategies

A distinct gender gap is forming in the race for Georgia’s top offices, as polls show female voters are siding with the Democratic candidates while men are solidly behind the Republican hopefuls for the open Senate seat and in the governor’s contest.

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