Mon., April 15, 2013 5:00am
Georgia is moving forward with a plan to standardize annual evaluations for teachers and principals based, in part, on student performance.
Tue., August 14, 2012 7:56am
A federal agency's decision might lead to thousands of Georgia bus drivers, cafeteria workers and private school teachers getting summer unemployment benefits after the state denied them the money. State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler had instituted a benefits change earlier this year, saying it was unfair to pay the seasonal benefits when public school system employees don't get them.
Thu., April 12, 2012 7:05pm
More than 65 Atlanta schools educators accused in a massive test cheating scandal will lose their teaching licenses in Georgia.
Wed., March 9, 2011 8:24am
A measure to reconfigure Georgia’s high school math curriculum is in front of the state Board of Education Wednesday. From that meeting, school districts may soon get the option to drop integrated teaching of math subjects for a return to traditional course teaching.
Fri., February 25, 2011 2:51pm
Parents and teachers assailed cuts being proposed cuts to the Georgia's pre-kindergarten program. At a legislative hearing on Friday, some pre-k teachers said they would no longer be able to make ends meet if the program is cut from 6 1/12 hours a day to four. Others said cutting the instruction time would hurt the quality of the education being offered to 4-year-olds.
Tue., December 14, 2010 10:33am
An overwhelming majority of Americans are frustrated that it's too difficult to get rid of bad teachers, while most also believe that teachers aren't paid enough, a new poll shows.
Thu., November 11, 2010 2:01pm
The state has tightened its rules on higher salaries for teachers who earn advanced degrees. No longer will just any advanced degree put them into an upper salary range.
Fri., August 20, 2010 11:11am
Democrat Roy Barnes has won the backing of one of Georgia's largest teachers' groups in the race for governor, the Georgia Association of Educators.
Tue., August 17, 2010 7:12am
Atlanta’s School Superintendant Beverly Hall wants to implement Ethics training for teachers and administrators to tackle cheating allegations brought on by a state review.
Mon., July 19, 2010 5:04pm
State officials say “immediate action” is being taken to ensure money that pays teachers and state employees for health insurance claims continues to flow. But that fund is fast evaporating.