University of Georgia professor and frequent AJC Get Schooled contributor Peter Smagorinsky had a strong and immediate reaction to fellow academic Rick Diguette’s blog essay today on how ill prepared college freshmen are in writing.
A state government committee set up to examine the role of the federal government in public education will hold its first meeting on Wednesday at the Coverdell Legislative Office Building Wednesday from 1:30 to 5 p.
When Katrell Christie learned of India’s throwaway girls, she decided to make a difference. An impromptu trip to India inspired the tea shop owner to house and educate the country’s displaced young women.
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Frankly, somebody gave a damn. The response to this week's Metro Focus, "This Atlanta writer is 'Done With The Wind'," has gotten an incredible response from readers representing a broad spectrum of opinions.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – Hank Aaron received the longest ovation among 55 returning Hall of Famers introduced at before Saturday’s Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony, and an impromptu tomahawk chop and chant started among thousands of Braves fans as commissioner Bud Selig introduced Bobby Cox.
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It was supposed to be a family trip to the beach to celebrate a wedding anniversary. But on Tuesday, a Georgia family lost its second member to the unimaginable: An airplane crash- landing on a Florida beach, striking a father and daughter.