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School Diversity | Predicting Mass Shooters | Police Misconduct

Are white parents choosing to keep their children out of majority-black schools? We discuss with AJC education blogger Maureen Downey and teacher Abby Norman. And we discuss the idea of a mass...

December 3, 2015

Affirmative Action & College Admissions | LGBT Institute | Coming Out In The South

The Supreme Court is expected to make a major ruling on the issue of affirmative action in higher education. Trends show women outpace men in college attendance, but if college admissions were solely...

September 1, 2015

Crime Lab Leader | GA's Geometric Gateway | Schools Post-APS Scandal

The biggest public education scandal in history resulted in eleven educators convicted of conspiracy for their connections to district-wide cheating in Atlanta's public schools. The story not only...

May 26, 2015

Comments on the New Common Core Standards

In addition to new classrooms, students and new staff members, teachers in Georgia have another “new” “new” to adapt to: the Common Core Georgia Performance standards. These standards emphasize...

July 29, 2012