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Fulton educators may not see Gov. Deal’s pay raises
Gov. Nathan deal wants to give Georgia teachers a raise. He has proposed allocating $300 million to increase pay for teachers in the state. But Fulton County Schools spokeswoman Susan Hale said the...
January 28, 2016 01:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials present new map for north Fulton school redistricting
Click here  to see the proposed map and provide online comments on the plan. Comments will be open until Monday, Dec. 7 at 11:59 p.m. North Fulton County parents are getting a look at yet another v...
December 04, 2015 01:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 171 171 recommendations | email to a friend
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Metro Atlanta schools differ in approach to drug tests
Drug use among students is serious business, said representatives from local schools. Many of those schools have taken various approaches to addressing the issue, including zero-tolerance policies ...
December 02, 2015 12:05 PM | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hembree Springs Elementary School dedicates $100k observatory
The Hembree Springs Elementary School community in Roswell hopes to highlight math and science — while integrating the arts — in the learning environment with the addition of an observatory. “Becau...
November 25, 2015 02:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell residents clash with officials over new school boundaries
Residents of Roswell’s Spring Ridge neighborhood are not happy with Fulton County’s plan to redraw the local elementary school borders. The new plans, which are still subject to change, come about ...
November 19, 2015 01:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Google funds projects for dozens of metro special ed classes
Over 7,000 special education students in the metro area will have new educational supplies thanks to a $145,000 donation from Google. Coming up with funds for new supplies is a challenge for many s...
November 12, 2015 09:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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County reveals first drafts of new North Fulton school maps
To see the proposed maps and participate in online comments, click here .   Online comments will be open through Monday, Nov. 9. North Fulton parents are getting their first glimpses of possible ch...
November 05, 2015 11:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton schools make ‘tremendous progress’ on strategic plan
Fulton County Schools Interim Superintendent Kenneth Zeff said the district will continue to focus on results to the reach goals set in its five-year strategic plan. Zeff provided an update on the ...
October 30, 2015 03:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County schools honor top teachers and school professionals
The Fulton County School District has selected its honorees for 2015 employees of the year. The annual Legacy of Excellence award nominees are selected from each of the district’s schools by their ...
October 29, 2015 10:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Esther Jackson Elementary construction begins in Roswell
The new Esther Jackson Elementary School is officially under construction. The building was demolished over the summer to make room for a new school on the original site at 1400 Martin Rd. in Roswe...
October 28, 2015 03:32 PM | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report: no problems with Fulton’s SPLOST spending
The Fulton County Board of Education is effectively managing its Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax money, according to a report published by accounting firm Mauldin & Jenkins. The 16-page repo...
October 23, 2015 08:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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Milton Cirque class stretches beyond traditional arts
Students have flocked to join the Cirque performance arts program at Milton High School, which is the only school in the nation to offer it as part of its regular curriculum. The program is modeled...
September 16, 2015 10:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell students recycle plastic bags for campaign
Students at North Fulton elementary schools hope plastic bags will be transformed into an outdoor bench instead of piling up in landfills. The students will gather clean, dry and stretchy plastic b...
September 16, 2015 09:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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District 1 board member retires midterm, family relocates
Following her Aug. 24 retirement after a decade of service, Fulton County School District 1 Board Member Linda Schultz said she will mostly miss watching students make progress and working with the...
September 09, 2015 11:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
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Advanced Placement test scores improve during 2014-15
Recently released Fulton County School District Advanced Placement scores on calculus grade averages for the 2014-15 school year showed great improvement despite math curriculum changes for the cur...
August 25, 2015 05:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Fulton gears up for a new school year
North Fulton students are heading back to school Monday and many can expect to see new programs, new administrators and expanded facilities. Fulton County Schools are bringing more personnel into t...
August 05, 2015 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
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