On Jan. 8, 2024, Alfred “Shivy” Brooks was sworn in as the first active teacher elected to the Atlanta Board of Education (ABOE) in Atlanta Public Schools’ 150-year history. Before 2023, a teacher couldn’t serve on the board regardless of where they taught. But now, Brooks, an economics teacher at Charles Drew High School in Clayton County with 13 years of teaching experience, is the District 7 At-Large member.
The Pakistani educator has won the largest annual prize for teachers from the Varkey Foundation. She says her teaching reflects her belief that "Love is the language that everybody can understand."
Republican Lt. Gov. Burt Jones says he wants the state to spend more money on school safety, including paying for teachers to take firearms training, and paying teachers who hold a firearms training certificate an annual stipend.
Three school years after classrooms shut their doors in March 2020 following the initial outbreak of COVID-19, Georgia students remain behind in phonics compared to kids in other states. But the data also shows some good news.
Some "climate jobs" are obvious. Others, not so much. So we talked to three people whose jobs address climate change in unexpected ways.
Many South Korean teachers say they have suffered from parents' harassment and excessive demands. This summer, they came out to the streets voicing anger and demanding protection for their rights.
Georgia's U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock introduced new legislation on Monday to boost the child care workforce by increasing access to early Head Start programs nationwide.
Educators in Bibb County got a professional jolt during the system's convocation ceremony Tuesday, a mashup of a pep rally and a church style call to action.
Spending on back-to-school supplies is predicted to decline this year, for the first time since 2014. With inflation top of mind, parents and teachers are looking for ways to save money.
A program designed to give aspiring educators classroom teaching experience before they ever leave high school is graduating its first students in Macon this month.
Education and civil rights groups say they will sue to overturn Georgia's law banning the teaching of certain racial concepts. They claimed Friday that the ban on so-called divisive concepts violates First Amendment rights to free expression and 14th Amendment rights to equal protection.
The federal department of education is granting $9.6 million to a partnership between five Georgia school systems and Mercer University’s Tift College of Education. The aim of the partnership is luring mid-career people to teaching.
Thursday on Political Rewind: A special panel unpacks S.B. 377, which bans the teaching of "divisive concepts". The bill was created to curb what conservatives called "Critical Race Theory" in classrooms. Opponents say it harms their ability to teach Georgia's painful racial history.
Eligible educators include K-12 teachers, principals, teachers' aides or counselors who spend more than 900 hours at the school during the academic year.
Friday on Political Rewind: After claiming the 2020 election was rigged, Republicans are mobilizing election volunteers and disputing individual voter registrations statewide. Plus, teachers are better-paid this school year, but they face new restrictions on teaching race and gender.