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SACS head to talk about Clayton schools’ accreditation at...

SACS head to talk about Clayton schools’ accreditation at... | EducationGSU | Scoop.it
The head of the accrediting agency for Georgia schools will address community concerns about the accreditation status of the Clayton County school system at a forum Monday.
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Abandoned downtown hotel to be new home to student housing

Abandoned downtown hotel to be new home to student housing | EducationGSU | Scoop.it
A prized downtown Atlanta lot that’s now the home to an abandoned hotel and a rental car facility will be transformed into a new student housing complex.
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Teachers across Georgia chase pension increase out the door

Teachers across Georgia chase pension increase out the door | EducationGSU | Scoop.it
Nearly 2,000 Georgia educators — including hundreds in metro Atlanta — are retiring effective Saturday to take advantage of a pension benefit that’s being eliminated.
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45 metro schools among state’s top Title 1 performing schools

45 metro schools among state’s top Title 1 performing schools | EducationGSU | Scoop.it
The Georgia Department of Education Wednesday named 79 of the state’s highest performing schools with a high population of low-income students and another 156 that have made the biggest academic strides with those students, who are often associated...
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Romney said he won’t cut education; Romney lied | Jay Bookman

Romney said he won’t cut education; Romney lied | Jay Bookman | EducationGSU | Scoop.it
UPDATE: In an extension of his attempt at re-invention, Mitt Romney is now proclaiming his 47 percent comments as just completely wrong.
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Graduating to a pay gap: Female college grads still earn less than male counterparts | Get Schooled

Graduating to a pay gap: Female college grads still earn less than male counterparts | Get Schooled | EducationGSU | Scoop.it
The American Association of University Women released a report last week on lingering gender inequities in salary.
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Candidate takes fake Twitter account in stride even though it’s designed to miff teachers | Get Schooled

GOP House District 81 candidate Chris Boedeker is not losing sleep over a fake Twitter account that someone started last week, even though the spoof tweets...
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Westminster student charged with sexually assaulting classmate...

Westminster student charged with sexually assaulting classmate... | EducationGSU | Scoop.it
A 17-year-old football player for Westminster Schools was in the Fulton County Jail Monday on a charge that he sexually assaulted a teammate in the gym showers at the prestigious institution, according to police.
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Two former educators competing for Cobb’s Post 7 board seat

Two former educators competing for Cobb’s Post 7 board seat | EducationGSU | Scoop.it
Two former educators will compete for the Cobb County’s Post 7 school board seat next month. Alison Bartlett, the incumbent and a former Cobb math teacher, will face Brad Wheeler, a former Cobb school administrator and teacher.
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Tuition to go up, with biggest hikes at Tech, UGA, Georgia State

Tuition to go up, with biggest hikes at Tech, UGA, Georgia State | EducationGSU | Scoop.it
Tuition to go up, with biggest hikes at Tech, UGA, Georgia State...
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Missed projections crowd schools, frustrate parents

Missed projections crowd schools, frustrate parents | EducationGSU | Scoop.it
The first days back to school for thousands of metro Atlanta students were chaotic this year because of administrators’ miscalculation of how many teachers they would need.
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Great divide lurks beneath Fulton’s SAT success

Great divide lurks beneath Fulton’s SAT success | EducationGSU | Scoop.it
Fulton County could serve as a core sample of all the ethnic, cultural and economic diversity of metro Atlanta, stretching about 80 miles from the north to the south, from the suburbs through the heart of the city.
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MLK students get free computer through CFY-Atlanta

MLK students get free computer through CFY-Atlanta | EducationGSU | Scoop.it
About 100 sixth-graders from Atlanta’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle received a computer with educational software for attending a digital workshop Saturday hosted by CFY-Atlanta.
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UPDATED: Tech denies Big Ten rumors | Georgia Tech

Amidst rumors and reports that Georgia Tech has applied and been approved for membership into the Big Ten, the school denied their veracity.
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Taekwondo instructor accused of raping student awaits verdict

Taekwondo instructor accused of raping student awaits verdict | EducationGSU | Scoop.it
Onetime Olympics hopeful and alleged child rapist Adrian Spellen will wait at least one more day before learning whether he’ll spend the rest of his life in prison.
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MLK students get free computer through CFY-Atlanta

MLK students get free computer through CFY-Atlanta | EducationGSU | Scoop.it
About 100 sixth-graders from Atlanta’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle received a computer with educational software for attending a digital workshop Saturday hosted by CFY-Atlanta.
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Joseph Lowery in radio ads: 'Don't let them resegregate our schools' | Political Insider

Opponents of Tuesday’s charter school ballot question this afternoon unveiled a series of four racially provocative, 60-second radio spots aimed at...
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Should a teacher lose job for urging kids to check answers? | Get Schooled

As demonstrated with North Atlanta High School, APS chief Erroll Davis is fond of the emphatic gesture.
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“I don’t love teaching because my job is no longer teaching.” | Get Schooled

North Carolina teacher Kris Nielsen wrote a provocative and lengthy essay for his blog Middle Grades Mastery. It begins:  I love teaching.
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Charter school fight in Washington has parallels to Ga.

Charter school fight in Washington has parallels to Ga. | EducationGSU | Scoop.it
SEATTLE — On a recent fall day here, Melissa Westbrook and Shannon Campion settled into high chairs behind a small table in the basement studio at cavernous Seattle City Hall.
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For some, Georgia tuition increases by more than 16%

For some, Georgia tuition increases by more than 16% | EducationGSU | Scoop.it
For some, Georgia tuition increases by more than 16%...
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State schools bracing for tuition spikes

State schools bracing for tuition spikes | EducationGSU | Scoop.it
Tuition increases have become a spring ritual for Georgia’s colleges and this year they’re as dreaded as pollen.
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12 Atlanta educators named in cheating case going back to work

12 Atlanta educators named in cheating case going back to work | EducationGSU | Scoop.it
Twelve Atlanta educators implicated in a massive test cheating investigation will be allowed to return to work, school district officials said Thursday.
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More cheating scandals inevitable, as states can’t ensure test...

More cheating scandals inevitable, as states can’t ensure test... | EducationGSU | Scoop.it
The stain of cheating spread unchecked across 44 Atlanta schools before the state finally stepped in and cleaned it up.
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