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DeKalb school wins “STEM” certificate

Henderson Mill Elementary School has earned a certification for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math curriculum that will be awarded in a ceremony Wednesday at 10 a.
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Metro high school students brave Sandy

Metro high school students brave Sandy | Public Schools | Scoop.it
Two groups of Georgia high school students weathered the worst of Hurricane Sandy’s assault on New York City.
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In emails Atlanta Public Schools board members disagree how to...

In emails Atlanta Public Schools board members disagree how to... | Public Schools | Scoop.it
Weeks before Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Erroll Davis replaced six key administrators at North Atlanta High, two school board members exchanged emails over parents’ complaints of “institutional racism” at the school and how to deal with it.
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Teacher testifies during Atlanta Public Schools tribunal she...

Teacher testifies during Atlanta Public Schools tribunal she... | Public Schools | Scoop.it
Atlanta Public Schools pressed its case Monday to terminate M. A.
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How housewives and the ‘Atlanta Nine’ integrated Georgia’s public schools

How housewives and the ‘Atlanta Nine’ integrated Georgia’s public schools | Public Schools | Scoop.it
By John Martin, CNN

Atlanta (CNN)--My great aunt Muriel Lokey passed away August 27, 2012, at age 90. Family and friends gathered recently in Atlanta, more to celebrate her being and her attitude toward life than to mourn her passing.
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School system’s online survey asks public to spell out priorities | The Citizen

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BoE talks about policies for tuition-paying out-of-county students | The Citizen

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Fayette school system’s cost-cutting committee downsizes budget targets | The Citizen

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Fayette BoE votes 4-1 on Bearden’s ‘mutual termination’ agreement | The Citizen

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Fayette County’s SAT scores rise

Fayette County’s high school graduates posted an average SAT score of 1542 this year, topping the state average by 90 points and the national average by 44.
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Great divide lurks beneath Fulton’s SAT success

Great divide lurks beneath Fulton’s SAT success | Public Schools | 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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School accrediting agency interviews school board chairman

School accrediting agency interviews school board chairman | Public Schools | Scoop.it
The DeKalb County school board chairman was interviewed Thursday by three investigators from a regional school accrediting agency.
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Buckhead (VIDEO): APS leaders talk school performance as ...

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Great gains have been made though the hard work of our cluster principals, administrators, teachers, business partners, parents and most of all students. These have gone ...
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Atlanta Public Schools chief: ‘The meek are not going to inherit the earth’ | The Biz Beat

Atlanta Public Schools chief: ‘The meek are not going to inherit the earth’ | The Biz Beat | Public Schools | Scoop.it
The cheating scandal. Firing administrators and teachers. Disappointing student achievement. Redistricting. Financial issues.
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Faith leaders sound off on role of church in public education

Faith leaders sound off on role of church in public education | Public Schools | Scoop.it
By Tomeka Jones, CNN

Dozens of faith leaders from across the country recently gathered to attend The Stand Up Education Policy Summit in Atlanta, Georgia, to talk education reform.
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College Board: Rise in students in AP classes accompanied by rise in performance | Get Schooled

Earlier this month, I linked to a controversial essay in the Atlantic by a former college professor and high school teacher criticizing Advanced Placement...
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27 schools represented on Fayette’s redistricting committee | The Citizen

27 schools represented on Fayette’s redistricting committee | The Citizen | Public Schools | Scoop.it
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Warnings about Clayton school board raise community concerns

Warnings about Clayton school board raise community concerns | Public Schools | Scoop.it
With three children in high school, Charmeca Jenkins is watching the school accreditation drama in Clayton County with a worried eye.
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