Wed., April 10, 2013 3:15pm
The state Department of Education is preparing to hand out more than $17 million to struggling Georgia schools. Federal education officials announced the grant money this week.
Thu., February 10, 2011 3:15pm
Georgia once again has some of the best Advanced Placement test scores in the country. High school students taking college level courses did better this year than last.
Tue., January 18, 2011 4:47pm
State education officials will decide in February whether to keep cursive in the curriculum. The flowing style of handwriting isn't mentioned in a new set of teaching guidelines adopted last year. Some educators doubt that cursive is critical to what students need to know in the 21st Century.
Wed., January 12, 2011 7:46pm
The state Department of Education gives districts up to 4 emergency days set aside for things like disasters and snow days.
Mon., November 22, 2010 3:55pm
The Georgia Department of Education is sending in a final plan for its Race to the Top federal money today. School districts across Georgia have worked on budget plans and now the state will submit all but one of them to the federal government. These plans map out how the 26 districts will use the $400 million dollars.
Mon., October 4, 2010 4:05pm
The Georgia Department of Education is considering a change in the way students are tested before graduating. The Georgia High School Graduation Test could be on its way out.
Fri., July 30, 2010 4:43pm
Nearly half of Georgia’s high school students failed the end of course math tests this year. It’s the first measure of a tougher curriculum.
Mon., April 12, 2010 1:27pm
The state is monitoring the CRCT testing process after an audit revealed su
Thu., April 8, 2010 1:51pm
While Georgia may have lost the first bid for federal Race To The Top educa
Thu., January 14, 2010 1:34pm
A new national report gives Georgia’s education standards a perfect score,