Stephen Green will take the helm of the Dekalb County, Ga., schools in July. He's coming from Kansas City, Mo., where he has served as superintendent since 2011.
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May 21, 2015
May 08, 2015
Researchers from Atlanta-based Georgia State University also found little evidence that the cheating had a significant effect on student attendance or behavior.
May 04, 2015
Problems with common-core-aligned exams mirror those in Montana and Nevada, but the Associated Press reports that the glitches are not as severe as in other states.
April 30, 2015
Fulton County, Ga., Superior Court Judge Jerry Baxter told the former educators and their lawyers that the sentences he handed down in mid-April were too harsh.
April 21, 2015
Tamara Cotman, Sharon Davis-Williams and Michael Pitts were among the convicted educators who turned down plea offers from the district attorney that could have allowed them to avoid prison.
April 02, 2015
With teachers and administrators, including a superstar superintendent turned scapegoat, facing charges typically reserved for organized crime, the investigation, indictments and trial captivated educators from coast to coast.
March 06, 2015
The superintendent, who would answer directly to the governor, could turn those schools over to charter operators, shut them down, or change the management.
February 26, 2015
Philip Lanoue has led the 13,000-student Clarke County school system since 2009.
February 24, 2015
Starting next school year, Georgia high schools will have the option to ditch "integrated math" and go back to the traditional Algebra, Geometry, Algebra II sequence that teachers there have said they prefer.
February 18, 2015
The bill from GOP Rep. Dan Fisher would ban the use of state funds on materials and activities related to AP U.S. History; Fisher said the course's framework "emphasizes 'what is bad about America.'"