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NPR education reporters Larry Abramson and Claudio Sanchez discuss the past year in education — and what's to come in 2011. Among stories to look out for in the new year are the political repercussions from failure to pass the DREAM act, the...
The Gates Foundation is spending millions of dollars to answer a very difficult question: What makes a great teacher great?
Virtual charter schools are getting a financial boost in the state. And parents who choose the cyber route to educate their kids will have more options next year.
Change is coming to the GED program. Georgia will be among the first states in the country where the high school equivalency test will be offered electronically.
Traditional high schools are working to meet the needs of a new breed of students—those graduating from the county's schools of choice that focus on self-direction.
The film, "Freedom Riders," recounts the 1961 crusade by daring young activists intent on ending segregated travel on interstate buses in the Deep South. The American Experience film, set to air May 16 on PBS, has been generating buzz on...
More cyber schools are likely on the way for Georgia. The state’s Charter Schools Commission Thursday agreed to boost cyber school funding—from an amount of $3,400, to $5,800 per student.
Beginning July 1, a book allowance that helps students pay for textbooks will be cut in half, the Georgia Student Finance Commission said.
The Medical College of Georgia is being criticized for wanting to convert part of a road running through its campus to a pedestrian only way. The road also runs through a predominantly African American neighborhood and residents there aren’t happy
An overwhelming majority of Americans are frustrated that it's too difficult to get rid of bad teachers, while most also believe that teachers aren't paid enough, a new poll shows.