School officials say arming staff wouldn't make students any safer.
All Blog Posts With Georgia Tag or Category
June 27, 2014
May 21, 2014
Common-core supporters did well in primary races for state superintendent positions in Georgia and Idaho on May 20.
May 07, 2014
An unusually bleak thank-you letter to teachers from Georgia's superintendent of schools strikes a nerve.
April 25, 2014
The bill signed into law by Gov. Nathan Deal would allow individuals with prior permission from public or private schools to carry a gun on school property.
April 24, 2014
Many states proposed similar bills following the 2012 school shootings in Newtown, Conn.
March 20, 2014
A Migration Policy Institute analysis found that Georgia's education reform agenda has not sufficiently addressed the needs of the state's large immigration and English-language learner population.
March 19, 2014
Reports on states' progress with Race to the Top plans show that states are at significantly different stages of implementing the Common Core State Standards.
March 11, 2014
Four-year-olds who participated in Georgia's universal preschool program tested better than peers who had not taken part in it, a new study says.
March 04, 2014
Georgia will become the first southern state to join an initiative aimed at preparing educators to teach STEM subjects.
February 13, 2014
A Wyoming bill opposing the common core hasn't gone as far as initially thought by some, while a Georgia House resolution would restate support for the standards.