The state board of education voted to let two struggling school boards retain control of their school systems. Atlanta and Coffee County schools are in danger of losing their accreditation due to their ineffective school boards.
About a dozen Georgia charter schools affected by a recent court ruling can keep their doors open. The state Board of Education approved applications from 11 schools Tuesday during a specially called meeting. The schools faced closing after the Georgia Supreme Court ruled last month that the commission that created them was illegal.
A measure to reconfigure Georgia’s high school math curriculum is in front of the state Board of Education Wednesday. From that meeting, school districts may soon get the option to drop integrated teaching of math subjects for a return to traditional course teaching.