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State lawmakers question impact of proposed school cuts

Questions have emerged over what some proposed cuts to education spending may mean for the state’s low-performing schools and for state schools for the...

State’s top teacher says proposed pay raises help make up for...

Atlanta Public Schools teacher Tracey Pendley said Gov. Brian Kemp’s proposed teacher pay hike for the second year in a row shows a strong...

U.S. House votes to torpedo DeVos student loan rule

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House passed a resolution Thursday that would overturn a Trump administration rule that critics say guts protections for defrauded student...

Kemp proposes funding the rest of teacher pay raise

Gov. Brian Kemp has included the rest of the $5,000 teacher pay raise that he promised on the campaign trail in next year’s budget,...

Georgia School Superintendent envisions bus funding shift

The Georgia Department of Education is asking for legislators to provide more transportation funding to rural school districts. State Superintendent Richard Woods said Friday that...

U.S. House to vote on upending DeVos student loan forgiveness policy

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House is expected to vote this week on a resolution that would overturn a federal rule that critics say guts...

Teacher pay raises, school vouchers top k-12 legislative watch list

Georgia’s school and teacher organizations are gearing up for a busy 2020 legislative session with state lawmakers potentially taking up on school vouchers, the...

Beyond the two-headed calf: Georgia Capitol’s tour gets seriously historical

The students shot their hands in the air and tossed out guesses: “200 years,” said one. “1,000 years,” said another. “3,000 years,” said a...

Controversial ‘education savings account’ bill likely to return in 2020

Georgia lawmakers could get another bite of the apple next year, as controversial legislation that proposes to steer state money away from public schools...

Sunshine Laws apply to state officials’ open meetings training, too

The Georgia Department of Education board is set to get together Nov. 7, and this time around the public can expect compliance with the...
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