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  • Georgia names three finalists for school turnaround chief - AJC.com - Atlanta Journal Constitution
    published on Mon, 16 Oct 2017 20:51:00 GMT
    Atlanta Journal ConstitutionGeorgia names three finalists for school turnaround chief - AJC.comAtlanta Journal ConstitutionApril 27, 2017, Atlanta - Governor Nathan Deal signs House Bill 338, which aims to turn around low-performing schools. (DAVID BARNES / DAVID.New schools 'turnaround' official will face tricky balancing act ...Columbus Ledger-Enquirerall 2 news articles »...
  • This Georgia university has highest return on educational investment, report says - Atlanta Journal Constitution
    published on Sat, 14 Oct 2017 19:42:00 GMT
    Atlanta Journal ConstitutionThis Georgia university has highest return on educational investment, report saysAtlanta Journal ConstitutionGeorgia Tech came out on top thanks to its high career outcomes ranking, where it placed sixth. Additionally, the university was No. 2 for highest return on educational investment. It also earned points for its overall percentile score, which was 98 ......
  • Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal rejects state's education plan - MyAJC
    published on Sat, 30 Sep 2017 16:04:48 GMT
    MyAJCGeorgia Gov. Nathan Deal rejects state's education planMyAJCNathan Deal refused to sign Georgia's plan for complying with the latest federal education law, highlighting a conflict with state school Superintendent Richard Woods. Deal wrote to Woods that Georgia's plan, required under the Every Student Succeeds ...and more »...
  • Parents of disabled students suing Georgia over school program - WCTV
    published on Fri, 13 Oct 2017 09:40:28 GMT
    WCTVParents of disabled students suing Georgia over school programWCTVATLANTA (AP) - Parents of disabled students and a group of advocates say in a federal lawsuit that Georgia schools have put thousands of children into a separate program and failed to give them an adequate education. The Georgia Advocacy Office and ...Will Trump's Justice Department Pay Attention to Disability Rights ...Mother Jonesall 3 news articles »...
  • Georgia close to picking school turnaround chief - Atlanta Journal Constitution
    published on Fri, 13 Oct 2017 11:59:21 GMT
    Atlanta Journal ConstitutionGeorgia close to picking school turnaround chiefAtlanta Journal ConstitutionMembers conducted telephone and Skype interviews to reduce the list of 58 applicants. The finalists -- their names are not yet public -- will meet with the state school board at the Georgia Department of Education offices in downtown Atlanta at 8:45 a.m.....
  • CCGA to expand STEM education through Georgia Power donation ... - Brunswick News
    published on Tue, 10 Oct 2017 04:04:58 GMT
    Brunswick NewsCCGA to expand STEM education through Georgia Power donation ...Brunswick NewsGeorgia Power donated $25000 to College of Coastal Georgia on Friday in support of programs focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics ...and more »...
  • Education Report: Georgia, SC outperform on testing - WSAV-TV
    published on Wed, 27 Sep 2017 10:39:45 GMT
    WSAV-TVEducation Report: Georgia, SC outperform on testingWSAV-TVIn our education report, there's good news for both South Carolina and Georgia students. The College Board released SAT and AP numbers on Tuesday. According to the South Carolina Department of Education, South Carolina students continue to ...and more »...
  • Ga. Tech researchers involved in development of robot teams supported by Army grant - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
    published on Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:16:37 GMT
    Columbus Ledger-EnquirerGa. Tech researchers involved in development of robot teams supported by Army grantColumbus Ledger-EnquirerGeorgia Tech researchers will take part in an alliance the goal of which to develop new methods of creating autonomous, intelligent and resilient robot teams. The project was awarded a five-year, $27 million grant by the U.S. Army Research Laboratory.and more »...
  • Top Georgia leaders at odds over direction of education - Atlanta Journal Constitution
    published on Thu, 28 Sep 2017 22:55:05 GMT
    Atlanta Journal ConstitutionTop Georgia leaders at odds over direction of educationAtlanta Journal ConstitutionThe two Republicans are fighting over the state's plan for compliance with the U.S. Every Student Succeeds Act, which Georgia sent to President Donald Trump's education secretary on Sept. 18. Gov. Nathan Deal says it “falls short in setting high ......
  • Advocates Sue Georgia Over Educational Program - WABE 90.1 FM
    published on Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:47:16 GMT
    WABE 90.1 FMAdvocates Sue Georgia Over Educational ProgramWABE 90.1 FMA group of parents and advocates filed a class action lawsuit Wednesday against the state of Georgia over a program they say segregates students with emotional and behavioral disabilities. The lawsuit says that students in the Georgia Network for ...Parents of disabled students suing Georgia in federal courtWRDW-TVParents of students with disabilities sue state of Georgia | The ...The Telegraphall 6 news articles &ra...