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Atlanta Forward: Education

Thousands of Georgia teens are packing their bags to start college in the next few weeks, toting new bedspreads, computers and clothes. A college instructor suggests in an essay they also need a new attitude — one that emphasizes earning grades rather than being awarded them. In a second guest column, another college instructor talks about the unfairness of raising expectations for community college students without raising support for the many who juggle jobs and families on their way to a degree. Readers share their views on virtual learning and whether we know enough to begin embracing it more widely for k-12 students.

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