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A new study by WalletHub ranks Georgia as the state with the highest dropout rate.
New leadership at Mays High School and Carver School of Technology as new principals were approved Monday night by the Atlanta Public Schools board.
The rate change means most students will pay between $32 and $85 more in tuition each semester, depending on their college or university.
New superintendent Meria Carstarphen will be tasked with aiding a school system hovering at a 59 percent graduation rate.
Some DeKalb County teachers are reportedly unhappy with a $750 penalty clause in the new contracts for teachers who opt for another job before school starts.
The past president of the Georgia School Boards Association and the City Schools of Decatur School Board has announced her candidacy for Georgia State School Superintendent.
Drew Charter School Elementary Academy students recently participated in the Northeast Georgia science competition called The Science Olympiad.
After winning the recent Region 5 championship for the National Trial Competition, Georgia State Law's Student Trial Lawyers Association team has advanced to the national tournament in Austi
A former Atlanta Board of Education candidate has questions for the current superintendent.
The Fulton County School System will soon open registration for incoming pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students.
The revisions proposed hoped to maximize instruction time for students prior to this spring's Criterion Reference Competency Tests and the End of Course Tests.
Principals at Carver High School's School of Technology and Mays and Grady highs reportedly among those who will be removed.
Georgia’s Public School Choice law allows residents of the City of Atlanta to attend a public school outside of their zoned school if space is available.
Community meetings will take place at Sammye E. Coan Middle School and Maynard H. Jackson High School.
Two public budget hearings will be held following the presentation of the superintendent’s proposed budget for 2014-2015 and prior to the adoption of the Board’s budget in June.
The last day of school for traditional APS students remains May 23, and the last day for year-round students is May 30.
CINS hosting Midtown event with opportunity to meet all nine Atlanta Board of Education members and hear Superintendent Erroll B. Davis, Jr. speak on issues of concern to the Grady Cluster.
Millicent Few, who was former Superintendent Beverly Hall’s Director of Human Resources and a member of Hall’s Executive Cabinet, now becomes the state’s most valuable witness.
“Closing schools tomorrow will allow us to ensure the schools are safe and ready for students on Tuesday, Feb. 18.” - Superintendent Michael Thurmond
Inclement weather leads to a cancellation of classes Thursday, but the district encourages student to still keep learning.