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Top Of Their Class: Tristan Benns

Tristan Benns is a senior at Central High School in the academically demanding International Baccalaureate, or IB, program. Graduates often head to Ivy League schools after high school.

Top Of Their Class: Ashanti Jones

In the Top of their Class three part series we will look at the lives of three students who stand out in their grades from very different schools in Macon.

Jaire Johnson-Greene

Video Game Design Gets Kids Into Coding

Kids created their own video games as a fun and straightforward way to learn to think like a coder.

Chatham County School Beats Odds And Earns Highest Progress

A K-8 school from Chatham County is now in the top 10 percent of all Title one schools making progress in the state. And it wasn't just the students that put them there.

Mountain Education Charter School

New Program Helps Ga. Inmates Earn High School Diplomas

A newly created partnership between the Georgia Department of Corrections and a north Georgia charter school is expected to help some prison inmates earn their high school diplomas.

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Ga. To Open School Standards To Public Comment

The Georgia State Board of Education will hold a special meeting Wednesday in Atlanta, the next step in a review of Common Core standards ordered by Gov. Nathan Deal.

Savannah-Chatham Public Schools Close To Resolving Pay Dispute With Drivers

Drivers locally are asking for a payment system that would bank one hour’s pay per workday to allow for summer pay. The union has voted to strike if the demands aren’t met.

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.

Gov. Sonny Perdue

Former Gov. Sonny Perdue Testifies In Atlanta Cheating Trial

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

Georgia Tech Institute of Technology

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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