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Learning To Move, Moving To Learn: The Benefits Of PE

One of our occasional conversations with thought leaders in education.
Amy Robach

'Good Morning America' Anchor To Speak At UGA Commencement

"Good Morning America" anchor Amy Robach is set to give a commencement speech to University of Georgia undergraduates. The university says Robach will speak at the May 8 undergraduate commencement ceremony at 7 p.m. in Sanford Stadium.
board member Stan Jester

School Official: Board Member Hasn't Had Required Screening

The public safety chief in a metro Atlanta school system says one of the school board members still hasn't undergone a national background check that's required for employees.

After Students Went To Wage Jihad, Teacher Highlights Youth Radicalization

Lamya Kaddor, a German-Syrian religious studies teacher and expert on Islam, was horrified to learn in 2013 that five of her former students had departed Germany to join jihadist groups in Syria.

With Fewer New Teachers, Why Do Some Stick Around?

Earlier this month, we reported on an alarming drop in enrollment at teacher training pro

Questions To Ask About Ed-Tech At Your Kids' School

When a 4-year-old comes home from pre-K proudly announcing that she spent her "choice time" playing on the computer, what's a parent to do?
Atlanta Public Schools

Jury Begins Deliberating In Atlanta Test Cheating Trial

Jurors are set to begin deliberations in the trial of a dozen former Atlanta Public Schools educators accused of participating in a test cheating conspiracy.
Hoop skirts

Racist Oklahoma Video Leads To Hoop Skirt Ban On Ga. Campus

The latest fallout from a racist video involving Oklahoma fraternity members is a ban on hoop skirts at University of Georgia social events.

Common Core Means 3 Tests In 3 Years For Michigan Kids

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Atlanta school bus

Watch Live: Closing Arguments In Atlanta Test Cheating Trial

Closing arguments are continuing in the trial of a dozen former Atlanta Public Schools educators accused of participating in a test cheating conspiracy.

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