Atlanta schools Superintendent Meria Carstarphen says district employees must be able to report possible wrongdoing without risking retaliation.
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July 09, 2015
June 18, 2015
Florida got flexibility on English Language Learners and accountability. Now at least seven other states are also asking for similar for those students.
May 29, 2015
Georgia is revising its science and social studies standards and the revamp will likely bring a stronger focus on civics.
May 21, 2015
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.
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.