The Ritz-Carlton is teaching educators in Georgia how to roll out the red carpet for parents. The Ritz partners with the Georgia Department of Education as part of a broad plan to create more family-friendly schools. Research shows that when parents are involved with school staff, students perform better and have better social skills.
As a probe into school cheating in a south Georgia school system enters its final days, the superintendent acknowledged for the first time that some educators will probably lose their jobs. Dougherty County's schools Superintendent says the district is prepared to hire "competent replacement teachers and administrators".