Tue., June 11, 2013 9:00am
A defendant in the Atlanta Public Schools cheating case is asking a judge to disqualify Fulton County prosecutors because the district attorney's wife worked at a school where cheating took place. The motion claims District Attorney Paul Howard's wife, Petrina, was a counselor at M. Agnes Jones Elementary School when the 2009 CRCT was administered and helped distribute tests.
Mon., June 10, 2013 7:00pm
A former student journalist at Georgia Perimeter College has filed a lawsuit against the university system's Board of Regents for failing to produce documents under the state's open records law. David Schick, past editor of the student newspaper, had been seeking records related to the college's budget shortfall and layoffs. The lawsuit was filed Monday in Fulton County.
Mon., June 10, 2013 6:00pm
When Denver teenager Dajina Bell graduated from high school last week, she celebrated a remarkable academic and personal comeback. Bell's high school years were marked early on by her brother's death and a host of other troubles.
Mon., June 10, 2013 2:32pm
A team of investigators is in Sumter County this week reviewing the school board’s accreditation.
Mon., June 10, 2013 9:22am
Trustees of Morris Brown College have turned down an offer of nearly $10 million in taxpayer money. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed had offered the money that would have eliminated the bankrupt school's $35 million debt and solved its legal problems.
Sun., June 9, 2013 5:45am
A successful Broadway set builder took his theater skills back to New England. At the tiny Addison Repertory Theater, a part of the Hannaford Career Center, he teaches all aspects of professional theater to students some of whom go on to successful careers in Hollywood and New York.
Wed., June 5, 2013 7:37pm
Georgia Tech President Dr. Bud Peterson is launching his 5th annual summer tour of the state this month. Georgia Tech is facing a lot of changes. Federal cuts due to sequestration will cost the school $40 million in federal research grants. And higher education is turning more students to online learning.
Wed., June 5, 2013 10:00am
This year's graduates whether from high school, community college or a four-year college are finding better job prospects than at any time since 2008. Overall starting salaries for college grads are expected to rise 5.3 percent this year.
Wed., June 5, 2013 9:30am
After his remarks on Catholics, other schools, rival athletic conferences and coaches created a furor, Ohio State University president Gordon Gee says he will retire on July 1. Gee, 69, has apologized for the remarks, which were reportedly intended as jokes.
Mon., June 3, 2013 4:16pm
Georgia’s highest court will rule on the constitutionality of a 2010 state law. It gives Gov. Nathan Deal power to suspend school board members.