Tue., July 5, 2011 8:45am
A probe has found that more than 78 percent of Atlanta schools examined by state investigators engaged in cheating on standardized tests. Some findings from the report were released by Gov. Nathan Deal on Tuesday.
Fri., June 10, 2011 3:22pm
A national education non-profit is sending hundreds of teachers to metro Atlanta public schools. Local educators say those jobs should go to Georgians.
Tue., April 26, 2011 8:40am
Gov. Nathan Deal will hold a private meeting Tuesday morning with the Atlanta school board, city schools Superintendent Beverly Hall and Mayor Kasim Reed to receive a briefing about the board's progress toward regaining full accreditation for Atlanta Public Schools.
Wed., April 20, 2011 4:09pm
Gov. Nathan Deal signed a bill Wednesday that will allow him to remove board members of school systems that are in danger of losing accreditation. He's preparing to act on the bill if the Atlanta Public Schools do not regain full accreditation by July 1.
Mon., April 18, 2011 3:17pm
Some Georgia schools have added security measures for a high-stakes test this month. Students statewide are taking the Criterion Referenced Competency Test. The state is sending test monitors into schools previously suspected in cheating scandals. Atlanta schools have the most serious charges and security.
Fri., April 15, 2011 12:16am
A bill that would let the governor suspend school board members of systems currently in danger of losing accreditation awaits Governor Deal’s signature. The measure’s supporters say its main intent is to put pressure on the members of Atlanta Public Schools.
Thu., February 10, 2011 11:16am
A state agency has found far fewer wrong answers erased and replaced on the CRCT from a year ago in a review of 2010 test results.
Tue., January 18, 2011 3:00pm
Atlanta Public schools is in danger of losing its accreditation because of infighting among its school board members. The state may not be able to intervene as quickly as it would like.
Tue., January 18, 2011 9:05am
Atlanta’s public schools will learn its fate Tuesday morning from one of the nation’s top accrediting agencies.
Mon., November 22, 2010 3:17pm
Dr. Beverly Hall is stepping down after her contract expires next year.