What if you had to start your school system over almost from scratch? What if most of the buildings were unusable, and most of the teachers had left or been fired? Is that a nightmare, or your dream come true?
Eight former Atlanta Public School educators convicted of changing answers on state tests say they will prove their innocence. The eight were sentenced to prison time this week after refusing to accept plea deals admitting guilt.
Every child's ability to succeed in school is influenced by lots of external factors: teacher quality, parenting, poverty, geography, to name a few. But far less attention has been paid to the power of a child's bedroom walls.
Eight educators convicted in the Atlanta Public Schools cheating case are expected to appeal their convictions while two others accepted deals.
The defendants have been released from jail on appeals bonds.
Tuition is going up for Georgia students the state's 30 colleges and universities.
The Georgia University System's board approved the rates at a meeting Tuesday. In-state students at Georgia Tech will see the biggest increase, up $405 per semester. That's a 9 percent increase.
Judge To Sentence Former Educators For Role In Test Cheating
ATLANTA (AP) — A judge is set to hand down sentences for most of the former Atlanta educators who were convicted in a widespread conspiracy to cheat on state tests.
Mexican-American toddlers born in the U.S. do not develop nearly as fast as white toddlers when it comes to language and pre-literacy skills. That's the main finding of a new study by the Institute of Human Development at the University of California, Berkeley.