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Test Cheating Trial Judge Lifts Ban On News Story

The judge presiding over the Atlanta Public Schools test-cheating trial has lifted an order barring media outlets from reporting a specific story related to the case.

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Former Gov. Sonny Perdue Testifies In Atlanta Cheating Trial

Perdue pointed out that a review of test scores showed irregularities had occurred.

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Enrollment At Georgia Universities Goes Up

Enrollment this fall at Georgia's state universities has increased for the first time in two years.

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Parents And Authorities To Meet To Discuss Improving Chatham County Middle Schools

At a meeting Monday elected officials and parents voice concerns and try to come up with solutions to the "neglected" middle school system.

After The Atlanta Schools Cheating Scandal, More Scrutiny Of Standardized Tests

As testimony continues in the Atlanta Public Schools cheating trial, what are school districts doing to prevent test cheating?

Harvard Law Professors Say New Sexual Assault Policy Is One-Sided

A group of 28 law professors has written an open letter criticizing the university's new sexual assault policy, citing due process concerns and saying it gives victims more rights than the accused.

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Georgia Searches for Ways to Reduce Healthcare Provider Shortage

Georgia is expected to be 50th in primary care providers by 2020 due to a lack of training facilities and inability to keep Georgia educated physicians in state.

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SCAD Professor: Diamonds Hold Value, Meaning Beyond Their Price

SCAD professor Susan Falls discusses her book on how we attach meaning to diamonds

Smoking Ban

Georgia Campuses Go Smoke Free October 1

All 33 campuses under the University System of Georgia will be smoke free starting October 1, 2014. The smoking ban includes cigarettes, cigars, pipes and even e-cigarettes.

Lessons Learned From The Atlanta Public Schools Cheating Scandal

The trial of a dozen former educators and administrators accused of cheating in the Atlanta Public Schools is now underway. During opening statements this morning, a prosecutor said those educators conspired to fix students' test scores. Jurors will not hear arguments from lawyers for former superintendent Beverly Hall. Her trial was delayed because she's undergoing treatment for cancer. GPB’s Rickey Bevington spoke with Maureen Downey, who covers education policy for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, about lessons other school systems can learn from the APS cheating scandal

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