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Top of Their Class: Ansley Edwards

You remember them from your school days, the students at the top of the class. They’re the athletes and the star students, the creative ones and the young public servants.

Top Of Their Class: Tristan Benns

You remember them from your school days, the students at the top of the class. They’re the athletes and the star students, the creative ones and the young public servants.

Top Of Their Class: Ashanti Jones

You remember them from your school days, the students at the top of the class. They’re the athletes and the star students, the creative ones and the young public servants.
Jaire Johnson-Greene

Video Game Design Gets Kids Into Coding

Many in the tech world say if today’s kids want to succeed in the job market of the future, they’ll need the skills to design and build their own programs and mobile apps. In other words: they need to know how to code.

Chatham County School Beats Odds And Earns Highest Progress

While some school systems in Georgia are faced with allegations of cheating like the Atlanta Public School system, one appears to be beating the odds.
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.
Common Core logo

Ga. To Open School Standards To Public Comment

Georgia education officials may open their review of standards for K-12 students up to the public. State education officials released a revised set of standards on Tuesday after months of hearings held across Georgia.

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

The company that buses students to Savannah-Chatham public schools is working with drivers to resolve a payment dispute.

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

Former Gov. Sonny Perdue testified Monday that an analysis of wrong-to-right erasures on 2009 state tests indicated that something was wrong with exam results. Perdue took the stand again in the Atlanta schools cheating trial.

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