The public verdict is in and overwhelming: The better the education people get, the stronger the U.S. economy will be, a poll shows. But don't count on folks to support higher taxes to improve schools.
A retiring DeKalb County Superior Court judge is joining the Emory University faculty.
Judge Robert J. Castellani retires this month after more than 26 years of service. He will join Emory's Center for the Study of Law and Religion on Jan. 1 as a senior fellow in law and religion.
The public pins most of the blame for poor college graduation rates on students and their parents and gives a pass to colleges, government officials and others, a new Associated Press-Stanford University poll shows.
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.