Georgia approves new standards for fine arts, physical education

Based on the recommendation of State School Superintendent Richard Woods, the State Board of Education last month approved revised standards for physical education and several fine arts areas. All standards were developed or revised based on public feedback, including opportunities for public comment and participation from educators, business and industry representatives, parents, and advocates.

Georgia’s 25 safest school districts

What are GA's safest school systems? Is your district on the list?

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...

Hurricane impacted Georgia schools eligible to receive additional federal funding

Georgia schools are eligible for federal funding due to hurricane impacts

Consequences of school threats

School threats can have lifelong consequences

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...

Georgia’s students exceed the national average on AP exams

Georgia ranks 15th in the nation for the percentage of students passing AP exams, according to data released last week by the College Board. Georgia’s...

Police: 2 arrests in fatal shooting after Georgia graduation

Police announced the arrests of two people Saturday in a fatal shooting outside a high school graduation ceremony in Georgia. One woman was killed and...

Barge qualifies for GA State School Superintendent

Former State School Superintendent John Barge wants his old job back