Waiving state certification can make it easier for school districts to fill vacancies amid the shrinking pool of experienced educators and fewer in college studying to become educators. Waiver teachers make up about a quarter of Bibb Schools’ teachers.
Bibb County installed three automated school zone speed cameras in the late spring with plans to install more in the coming months. In the final two weeks of school, more than 2,000 citations were issued and more than 5,000 received warning letters in the mail.
Incoming Bibb Schools Superintendent Dan Sims appointed two of his former coworkers from Atlanta Public Schools to top positions in a move approved by the Bibb County Board of Education on Thursday.
The Bibb County School System has named a single finalist for the position of system superintendent.
The teacher shortage is not a new dilemma, but one that has worsened in recent years in schools across the country. A myriad of factors are at the root of the shortage including fewer college students studying to become educators.
A Southwest High School football player died Monday night after collapsing at the team’s practice earlier in the day. 15-year-old Joshua Ivory Jr. died following a medical emergency at practice, according to the Bibb County School District.
School officials around the state have been working since before classes began to identify which students need help and how best to give it to them. One of the biggest obstacles is the looming summer break, a major source of learning loss even in normal years.
Dr. Curtis L. Jones Jr. was met with a standing ovation when he walked into work after the Presidents Day holiday. Over the weekend, the Bibb County...
The federal Farm Bill making its way through Congress could dramatically reduce the availability of free school meals. Those meals offer significant...