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How Do Georgia Schools Rank Against Other States?

How Do Georgia Schools Rank Against Other States?

A new study by WalletHub ranks Georgia as the state with the highest dropout rate.
Fulton Schools To Honor Its Bus Drivers

Fulton Schools To Honor Its Bus Drivers

The system's first-ever "Fulton Finest" will recognize those school bus drivers who transport students to and from schools and field trips.
Georgia Sales Tax-Free Weekend 2014 Under Way

Georgia Sales Tax-Free Weekend 2014 Under Way

The state's sales tax holiday is great for back-to-school essentials. It runs through midnight on Saturday.
Avossa Joins Group To Study Role of Feds in Education

Avossa Joins Group To Study Role of Feds in Education

Fulton County Schools Superintendent Robert Avossa is a member of the Role of Federal Government in Education Study Committee.
Better Together Collects School Supplies For Children

Better Together Collects School Supplies For Children

Event organizers need new backpacks and various school supplies like paper and pencils.
Fulton BOE To Hold Final Millage Rate Hearing Tonight

Fulton BOE To Hold Final Millage Rate Hearing Tonight

The school board will hold the last of three public hearings on a proposal to raise its millage rate by .88 percent above the rollback millage rate.
Fulton BOE To Hold First School Property Tax Rate Hearing

Fulton BOE To Hold First School Property Tax Rate Hearing

The first of three public hearings on the proposed 2014 millage rate will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 10.
Fat Kids and School Lunches: What You Said

Fat Kids and School Lunches: What You Said

See what Patch readers had to say about school lunches — and tell us what you think.
Cambridge Students Recognized For All State Band Participation

Cambridge Students Recognized For All State Band Participation

The six Cambridge High School students participated in the Georgia Music Educators Association (GEMA) All State Band event held in Athens.
Cambridge Students Win C-SPAN Documentary Competition

Cambridge Students Win C-SPAN Documentary Competition

The network and Comcast will visit Cambridge High School on Wednesday to honor the students who won the competition.
Alpharetta, Milton Students Named National Merit Scholars

Alpharetta, Milton Students Named National Merit Scholars

Eight more seniors in the Fulton County School System will earn $2,500 cash scholarships funded by the National Merit Corp.
Fulton Schools To Host Faith Summit In Milton

Fulton Schools To Host Faith Summit In Milton

The school system wants to have open dialogue with religious leaders on what ideas they have to help students thrive.
Milton Students Receive National Merit Scholarships

Milton Students Receive National Merit Scholarships

Three students at Milton High School have received scholarships through the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
Fulton Schools Exceed State Student Performance Index Average

Fulton Schools Exceed State Student Performance Index Average

The Fulton County School System's average on the College and Career Ready Performance Index outpaced the state's score.
School Bus Drivers To Show Off Skills In Competition

School Bus Drivers To Show Off Skills In Competition

The Fulton County School System will hold its 30th annual Bus Driver Road-e-o competition on Saturday in Alpharetta.
Fulton Schools Plan Meeting on New Middle School Buildings

Fulton Schools Plan Meeting on New Middle School Buildings

Officials will discuss several middle school additions under construction that will relieve overcrowding.
Alpharetta Resident Named to 20 Under 20 Student Leaders List

Alpharetta Resident Named to 20 Under 20 Student Leaders List

Sahaana Sundar, a student at Alpharetta High School, was recognized as one of the 20 students named to the prestigious list.
Atlanta Science Festival Comes to Alpharetta

Atlanta Science Festival Comes to Alpharetta

The Georgia State University's Alpharetta Center will host two events in conjunction with the Atlanta Science Festival.
Fulton BOE Schedules Work Session

Fulton BOE Schedules Work Session

The board will meet on Tuesday at 2 p.m.
Pre-K, Kindergarten Registration Around the Corner

Pre-K, Kindergarten Registration Around the Corner

The Fulton County School System will soon open registration for incoming pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students.