Local Education News
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 | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta, Fulton school districts get grants
The State Board of Education Friday announced it has awarded Striving Reader grants to schools in 15 Georgia school districts, including the Atlanta and Fulton County ones. The Cobb County district...
February 28, 2015 01:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charity helps teens in abusive relationships
One local man has started a charity to honor his daughter, who was killed by her ex-boyfriend. In 2006 Brookhaven resident Andrew Crecente started The Jennifer Ann Crecente Memorial Group Inc. to h...
February 25, 2015 12:55 PM | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Public Schools to host cluster, charter meetings
Atlanta Public Schools will host cluster planning and charter system advisory committees this year to get the public’s input on developing the district’s cluster plans and charter system applicatio...
February 22, 2015 08:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local high schools named AP Honor Schools
State School Superintendent Richard Woods Wednesday named 609 Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Schools, and the four local public high schools were named to some of those lists. AP courses and exams a...
February 19, 2015 09:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta council approves district’s school bus cameras
(UPDATED THURSDAY AT 1:29 P.M. WITH INFO ON FULTON COUNTY SCHOOLS' BUS CAMERAS) At its meeting Tuesday afternoon, the Atlanta City Council voted 11-1 to partner with the Atlanta Public Schools dist...
February 18, 2015 04:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Public Schools' external cameras on buses approved
At its meeting Tuesday afternoon, the Atlanta City Council voted 11-1 to partner with the Atlanta Public Schools district to install external cameras on school buses to identify drivers illegally p...
February 17, 2015 06:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Public Schools’ pre-K lottery enrollment deadline looms
Atlanta Public Schools Tuesday announced enrollment is under way for its pre-kindergarten lottery, and the last day to enroll is Feb. 27. Parents and guardians can enroll for the lottery online at ...
February 17, 2015 03:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local students, teachers honored by PAGE Foundation
High academic success does not go unnoticed. The Atlanta-based Professional Association of Georgia Educators Foundation recently named this year’s school-level winners of the Student Teacher Achiev...
February 11, 2015 09:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stellar Student
Maggie Schaffer is taking high school by storm. The Marist School senior said she is aware of her potential and drives herself wisely to make sure she takes advantage of every second of her final y...
February 04, 2015 04:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pace wins three major debate tournaments
The debate team at Pace Academy in Buckhead continues to rack up championships during the 2014-15 academic year. In January Pace’s upper school policy debate squad won Montgomery Bell Academy’s Sou...
February 04, 2015 11:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Westminster debate team fares well in Michigan
The debate team at the Westminster Schools in Buckhead excelled at the University of Michigan debate program’s 19th annual tournament in November in Ann Arbor, Mich. High school debate students fro...
February 04, 2015 11:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Public Schools to host district-wide spelling bee
Atlanta Public Schools will host a district-wide spelling bee Monday at 5 p.m. at Maynard Holbrook Jackson High School, 801 Glenwood Ave. in southeast Atlanta. The bee helps students enhance their ...
January 29, 2015 09:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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State school board OKs revisions to Common Core standards
The State Board of Education Thursday announced it has approved revisions to the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards in English language arts and math. Those standards were posted for a 60-da...
January 15, 2015 04:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 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 | 35 35 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 | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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