Tue., July 26, 2011 8:45am
The Georgia Board of Education has delayed its vote on whether to remove members of the troubled Atlanta school board, while recommending to keep the Coffee County school board in place. The state board voted Tuesday on a consent order agreed to by the state Department of Education and Atlanta's school board. The state board will hold a new hearing for Atlanta before Nov. 4.
Thu., June 9, 2011 8:52am
Up to five Georgia school districts could be subject to a new law allowing the governor to remove board members if the district is in danger of losing accreditation.
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.
Fri., March 4, 2011 10:50am
The DeKalb County school district is keeping its accreditation with a national standards agency but has a year to fix problems or risk losing that standing.
Wed., February 2, 2011 1:41pm
The mayor of Atlanta, Kasim Reed, says he won’t try to take over the Atlanta School Board...for now. Infighting among board members has put the Atlanta Public School system in danger of losing its accreditation.
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.
Fri., December 10, 2010 10:50am
Officials from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools are visiting the 50,000-student district Thursday and Friday.
Thu., October 28, 2010 8:31am
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools may strip Atlanta Public Schools of its accreditation. This could put the 50,000-student district in danger of losing private grants and could keep students from gaining admission and winning scholarships at some colleges.
Wed., September 22, 2010 2:24pm
South Georgia's Coffee County Schools will get another visit from their accrediting agency next month. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools placed the system on probation earlier this year after school board members became dysfunctional and micromanaging and threatened school staff.