Fri., April 5, 2013 11:25am
The Georgia Department of Education plans to give parents a detailed look at schools' performance. The department will release grades for schools and districts under a new system meant to go beyond just standardized tests.
Tue., July 3, 2012 3:12pm
The U.S. Department of Education says Georgia is at high risk of losing $33 million dollars in Race To The Top funds. Federal officials are concerned over changes to the state’s teacher evaluation program.
Wed., March 21, 2012 3:06pm
The Georgia Department of Education adds 156 schools to the "Focus" list. The schools have wide achievement gaps. Move is part of No Child Left Behind Waiver.
Wed., June 9, 2010 5:48pm
Georgia students improved in this year’s Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, but official admit more work needs to be done. Test Scores were up across the board this year, and the achievement gap between minority and white students in Georgia is also narrowing.