Groups of public school teachers and parents from across the South are headed to Washington, D.C., this weekend. They’re going to protest federal and local education policies they say place too much emphasis on standardized tests.
The superintendent of Baker County schools says he takes full responsibility for his system now under investigation for financial problems.
Freddie Thompson says when he took over in January, the district was already in financial disarray.
The state board of education voted to let two struggling school boards retain control of their school systems.
Atlanta and Coffee County schools are in danger of losing their accreditation due to their ineffective school boards.
Many Georgia schools today are reacting to news that they did not meet Adequate Yearly Progress required under Federal No Child Left Behind standards. Not a single high school in the Rome area of northwest Georgia made the mark.