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Children’s Advocates Push for More Pre-K

ATLANTA - Prekindergarten advocates gathered at the GoldDome on Tuesday to push for more early education for Georgia'schildren, the same day that Gov. Nathan...

Deal, Ga. Legislators Spell Out HOPE Overhaul

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal wants top-performing Georgiahigh school students to receive free tuition at public colleges. Deal on Tuesday outlined sweeping changes he...

HOPE Scholarship to Experience Complete Overhaul

Gov. Nathan Deal will propose a sweeping overhaulof Georgia's lottery-funded HOPE scholarship and prekindergartenprograms to keep them from going broke. In an interview with...

In Memphis, Old Strife Heats Up over Race in Schools

MEMPHIS, Tennessee - A struggling, majority-black school systemin Tennessee is trying to force a merger with a successful,majority-white suburban district. And the bid has...

GOP Plan Would Rein in HOPE Scholarship

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal and legislative leaders haveagreed on a plan to rescue Georgia's cash-strapped HOPE scholarshipthat would cap the awards so they...

Ga. School Districts to Decide Class Size Again

ATLANTA - The state Board of Education is letting school districts decide how large classes should be again next school year. The state school board...

School Closings in Georgia

DeKalb County's interim schoolsuperintendent has amended a redistricting plan and now proposesthat eight schools close instead of 14. The district unveiled the revamped plan...

Education Grants Approved

Federal officials have approved plans by 26Georgia school districts participating in the state's "Race to theTop" grant. The approval means the districts will soon...

Ga. School Districts to Get $32 Million from Grant

ATLANTA - Federal officials have approved plans by 26Georgia school districts participating in the state's "Race to theTop" grant. The approval means the districts...

Atlanta Schools Put on Probation

ALPHARETTA, Ga.- An accrediting agency has placed Atlanta Public Schools on probation, giving the system nine months to start making improvements. Mark Elgart, president and...

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