Fri., July 15, 2011 7:47am
Georgia is applying for more federal "Race to the Top" money, this time for early learning. The Obama administration announced in May that...
Wed., June 22, 2011 11:41am
Education Secretary Arne Duncan says part of a $400 million federal grant won by Georgia last year cannot go to help keep the doors open at a handful...
Tue., June 7, 2011 7:12am
Georgia wants to spend $758,000 in federal grant money to hire a team to develop a system to evaluate teachers and school administrators based on...
Tue., February 8, 2011 3:37pm
More than two dozen school districts across the state are getting closer to putting to use the first infusion of Race to the Top money.
Thu., January 20, 2011 2:36pm
Teachers in 26 Georgia school districts soon will be paid based on how well their students do on standardized tests. The merit-pay plan is part of...
Tue., December 28, 2010 9:38am
NPR education reporters Larry Abramson and Claudio Sanchez discuss the past year in education — and what's to come in 2011. Among stories to...
Mon., November 22, 2010 2:55pm
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...
Tue., November 9, 2010 5:00pm
Savannah-Chatham County school officials say, they expect some push-back because of new school reform ideas being considered as part of the federal...
Mon., November 8, 2010 12:21pm
The university will receive a portion of the federal money the state won to introduce new science, technology, engineering and mathematics courses...
Fri., October 29, 2010 2:07pm
Jones County will not go forward with 'Race to the Top' grant. School officials say it comes with too many strings attached. Superintendent...