The Harrington School doesn’t look like much. The abandoned building is surrounded by a rusty metal fence. The roof has holes in it, some wooden siding has fallen off, and it badly needs a coat of paint.
Eleven teachers and administrators implicated in the Atlanta school cheating scandal lost their teaching certificates Thursday. It's the first official disciplinary action the state has handed down since investigators reported the cheating in May.
A new University System of Georgia committee focused on boosting medical residencies in the state met for the first time this week.
Its goal is to ease a doctor shortage in the state; Georgia is expected to need at least 2,500 more doctors by 2020.
Cuts to Georgia's lottery-funded pre-kindergarten program are leading to high teacher turnover, educators say.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that teachers this year have left pre-k programs to avoid a 10-percent, state-ordered pay cut.
Classes began in Columbus this week for students of Virginia College, the latest ‘for-profit’ institution to open in Georgia. But as the number of ‘for profit’ colleges climbs, so do student loans in default.
A middle school science teacher in Carrollton is helping define what science concepts students around the country need to know. And a middle school science teacher in Carrollton is helping write those standards.