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Fulton County school board re superintendent's new job
The Fulton County School System issued this statement April 16: The Fulton County Board of Education congratulates Robert Avossa on being named the superintendent for the School District of Palm Be...
April 16, 2015 05:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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New York dance school accepts first Atlanta native
South Fulton studio DanceMakers of Atlanta announced earlier this month that 17-year-old dancer Zoe Hollinshead has been accepted into the bachelor of fine arts dance program at the Julliard School...
April 15, 2015 03:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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ArtsBridge honors south Fulton Shuler Awards STARs
ArtsBridge Foundation recently formed a 20-member Students Take A Role council for technical theater students, including Fairburn students Seinna Milanowski of Landmark Christian School and Jessica...
April 13, 2015 04:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lowest CCRPI school in south Fulton earns highest climate rating
McClarin Alternative School in College Park, which at 49.9 ranked the lowest in south Fulton schools’ 2013-14 College and Career Ready Performance Index scores released in December, came out on top...
April 01, 2015 11:23 AM | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton school board gets enrollment growth update
Each month, the Fulton County school board meets for a work session to receive information on specific topics of interest and to discuss items on the month’s agenda. The March 10 meeting was held a...
March 23, 2015 03:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama calls for more rights for struggling student borrowers in Ga. Tech speech
Issuing a clarion call to Americans saddled by student debt, President Barack Obama urged student borrowers Tuesday to stand up for their rights, and announced a medley of modest steps to bring som...
March 10, 2015 03:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Palmetto students to welcome new sidewalk, crosswalk Wed.
Palmetto Elementary School students, teachers and staff and Georgia Department of Transportation representatives will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to debut a newly constructed crosswalk and sidew...
March 10, 2015 02:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County School System to give new teachers signing bonuses
The Fulton County School System is the first in Georgia to announce it will provide a signing bonus to new 2015-16 teaching hires. This news will encourage the 750-plus applicants who are registere...
March 09, 2015 03:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Attorney: Ex-APS superintendent Beverly Hall dead
Beverly Hall, the former superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools charged in what prosecutors had called a broad conspiracy to cheat on state exams, has died. Hall's attorney J. Tom Morgan confirme...
March 02, 2015 03:15 PM | 1 1 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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College Park elementary school may become $15M YMCA
College Park city council candidate Roderick Gay recently announced he has requested approval from the Fulton County Board of Education to move forward with redevelopment plans for Harriet Tubman E...
February 26, 2015 03:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton school board meetings cancelled tonight
Fulton County school board members Catherine Maddox and Linda Bryant are cancelling their Feb. 17 community meetings due to forecasts of inclement weather. Maddox's meeting was at Banneker High Sch...
February 17, 2015 11:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County district earns five-year reaccreditation
The Fulton County School System learned last week it will be reaccredited for another five years by AdvancED, the parent organization of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. A 20-membe...
February 10, 2015 03:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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School choice forums set for next week
During the last week of January and in conjunction with National School Choice Week, the Fulton County School System is hosting five forums to gather input on what families value most in educationa...
January 22, 2015 02:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Fulton schools beat state, county CCRPI scores
The Georgia Department of Education released its third round of College and Career Ready Performance Index results last month, based on data from the 2013-14 school year. According to spokesman Mat...
January 21, 2015 07:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board of Regents approves proposal to merge Georgia State and Georgia Perimeter
The University System of Georgia Board of Regents approved a proposal Tuesday to merge Georgia State University and Georgia Perimeter College into what would become the largest school in the state....
January 06, 2015 06:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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Official: Georgia State, Georgia Perimeter College merger to be proposed
A proposal to merge Georgia State University with Georgia Perimeter College will be presented at the next state Board of Regents meeting, the leader of Georgia Perimeter told employees. Georgia Per...
January 06, 2015 07:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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