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Georgia Regents president a finalist to lead Las Vegas college

Ricardo Azziz, the president of Georgia Regents University, has been named one of three finalists for president of the University of Nevada at Las Vegas.

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Publishers win reversal of ruling in case involving Georgia State

A federal appeals court has reversed an Atlanta judge’s ruling on a first-of-its-kind copyright infringement lawsuit brought on behalf of three academic publishers against Georgia State University.

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Georgia Regents president a finalist to lead Las Vegas college

Georgia Regents president a finalist to lead Las Vegas college

Ricardo Azziz, president of Georgia Regents University, has been named one of three finalists for president of the University of Nevada at Las Vegas.

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Atlanta schools issue advisory on Ebola concerns

Atlanta Public Schools officials ask that parents contact their physician or closest health facility if they, their child or any family member experiences any symptoms of Ebola.

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Kennesaw State University hosts hot air balloon, Halloween festival

Kennesaw State University hosts hot air balloon, Halloween festival

The second annual Owl-O-Ween Hot Air Balloon Festival is set for Oct. 25-26 at Kennesaw State University.

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 for Oct. 17

Roswell High School’s Caroline Wu and Andrew Lukman were the only two string students from Georgia chosen to perform in the National Association for Music Education’s all-national honor ensemble program.

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High school football: Week 9

Featured games include Westminster vs. Blessed Trinity, Stephenson vs. Druid Hills and Milton vs. Walton.

Alpharetta vs. Centennial

High school football: Week 8

Featured games include St. Pius vs. Marist, Alpharetta vs. Centennial and Cambridge vs. Sprayberry.

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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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