Tue., March 12, 2013 11:02am
An Atlanta television station is reporting that several principals once accused of wrongdoing in Atlanta's school cheating scandal have been quietly rehired. The educators are among 38 principals who were implicated in the cheating scandal last year in a report by state investigators.
Tue., February 5, 2013 12:00pm
Atlanta school officials are vowing to re-inspect every metal detector in the school system, but the school board chairman is raising questions about how metal detectors are used -- and how often.
Mon., February 4, 2013 10:01am
The Atlanta public school system has purged most of the 178 educators named in a state investigation of cheating. But some of those educators remain caught between two agencies.
Tue., December 11, 2012 11:30am
A divided Atlanta school board has decided to extend the contract of Superintendent Erroll Davis. The deal gives Davis an 18-month contract extension beginning next July.
Tue., October 23, 2012 10:30am
Atlanta's school board has delayed making a decision on whether to extend the contract of Superintendent Erroll Davis. The board met in a closed session for about three hours Monday before deciding to postpone the decision until December.
Mon., August 6, 2012 8:02am
Monday marks the start of the school year for students in the city of Atlanta as well as districts in Gwinnett, Douglas, Butts, Coweta, Heard, Henry, Lamar and Pike counties.
Tue., May 1, 2012 11:00am
Atlanta Public Schools plans to shed 350 positions next year and order two employee furlough days as it attempts to cut about $47 million from its budget. The school district Monday announced its plans for a $565.8 million budget for the 2012-2013 school year.
Thu., April 12, 2012 7:05pm
More than 65 Atlanta schools educators accused in a massive test cheating scandal will lose their teaching licenses in Georgia.
Wed., April 11, 2012 8:00am
The Atlanta school board has approved the closing of seven schools as part of a massive redistricting plan. Boundaries at dozens of other schools will change under the contentious plan approved late Tuesday night.
Mon., April 2, 2012 9:35am
Atlanta Public Schools intends to close 10 schools as part of a massive plan to redraw boundaries for students. The plan to close 10 schools is the system's final redistricting proposal. The proposal now goes to the school board for an April 10 vote.