3 Georgia Students Make List of 161 Presidential Scholars

This week, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their accomplishments...

Bus drivers in Georgia school district illegally go on strike

Bus drivers in a Georgia school district call out sick and illegally go on strike.

Group helps students in mobile home park with homework

Sometimes, things just work out. Just ask Meredith Pierce. About 10 years ago, she and her church, Gainesville First United Methodist, started a Bible study...

Georgia receives testing waiver from U.S. Department of Education for middle school advanced courses

Georgia received approval from the U.S. Department of Education (US ED) April 12 to reduce testing and avoid duplication for students taking advanced courses...

Georgia to reduce testing for middle school students this spring on the Milestones

More than two years after the new passage of the federal education law, Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), very few states are taking advantage...

Column: Georgia’s schools ignore parental consent on student mental health

Jane Robbins is a Harvard educated attorney and a senior fellow with the APP Foundation, based out of Georgia. Robbins has modeled federal and...

Georgia’s reading and math scores show anemic improvement

The 2017 NAEP test results, known as the "Nation's Report Card", show stagnant results all over the country. Georgia's results did improve from the...

Atlanta school to finish probe into blackface performance

An Atlanta charter school’s investigation into a student blackface performance is set to end Tuesday. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that second-graders at The Kindezi School at Old...

Teachers acquire a new skill: how to stop the bleeding

As she learned the basics of applying direct pressure, packing a wound with gauze and tying a tourniquet, sixth-grade math and social studies teacher...

Advocates: School gun clubs teach discipline, not violence

Their classmates took to the streets to protest gun violence and to implore adults to restrict guns, seeming to forecast a generational shift in...