Governor Perdue today answered a charge by a group of black Atlanta pastors that the State’s investigation into cheating on the CRCT is a "witch hunt" against black teachers. The clergy is protesting possible criminal charges against educators.
The results are "an absolute wake-up call for America," Education Secretary Arne Duncan tells the Associated Press. "We have to deal with the brutal truth. We have to get much more serious about investing in education.'A new global study of educational systems in major nations ranks U.S.
The Museum School in metro-Atlanta isn’t your typical public school. Here, kids wear uniforms and their curriculum is tailor-made. It’s a small charter school. Only 136 kids from kindergarten to third grade attend, and a lot of their learning happens outside the classroom.
Emory University will host this week the largest collegiate display of the AIDS Memorial Quilt in the world.
The event is Wednesday - which is World AIDS Day - and involves a 600-panel display of the quilt honoring people who have died from AIDS.
Investigations continue into possible wrongdoing on CRCT tests by some Atlanta and Dougherty County teachers. The state’s largest teachers group wants to make sure there's help for any of its member-educators affected by the probe.