The firing of a suburban Atlanta teacher who read a book on gender fluidity to her fifth grade class has been upheld by the Georgia Board of Education.
Property tax rates could drop in some Georgia school districts under a House plan. It would let districts with low property wealth continue to qualify for state aid even if they decrease property tax rates.
Georgia senators are advancing a proposal that would require school libraries to notify parents of every book their child checks out. The state Senate Education and Youth Committee voted 5-4 Tuesday to advance the bill to the full Senate for more debate.
A student at Benjamin E. Mays High School has been charged in the shooting at the school last week that injured four students.
At Vineville Academy for the Arts’ Black History Month Living Wax Museum, students embody heroes from Shirley Ann Jackson to LeBron James.
A controversial bill dubbed Georgia’s version of “Don’t Say Gay” moved forward in a Senate committee Tuesday after three years of work and multiple failures to move.
Jewish and Arab children learn alongside each other at the Hand in Hand school. They're taught in Hebrew and Arabic, in a program unusual in Israel for integrating students of different backgrounds.
Atlanta Public Schools and DeKalb County Schools have canceled classes for Tuesday, Jan. 16, ahead of a blast of winter weather.
The Environmental Protection Agency has released the second round of federal funds from the Clean School Bus Program to help schools transition to alternative fuel buses — including in Georgia.
It's getting a more complicated to tell how Georgia public schools are faring. The state Department of Education on Thursday released a full spectrum of school accountability numbers for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic. But there isn't a single number to sum up the performance of any one school or district.
In its announcement, the Education Department said five complaints involve alleged antisemitic harassment and two involve anti-Muslim harassment on campuses across the country.
The Department of Education and the Atlanta-based Rollins Center for Language and Literacy will offer help to primary school teachers getting up to speed on new state reading standards.
The number of Georgia charter schools has more than doubled since 2016 and more are planned in areas outside Atlanta including Macon.
The Bibb County School District now has a way to receive anonymous tips regarding threats to student safety — an online portal to help inform the district about student issues or threats to safety and security it might not otherwise know about.
School absenteeism was already considered too high before COVID. But there was a surprisingly sharp rise in the number of chronically absent students after things were thought to be getting back to normal.