Tag Archives: Atlanta school system

Ga. Supreme Court rules for charter schools, against Atlanta school system

The state Supreme Court rules that the Atlanta school system cannot require startup charter schools to bear part of the costs of shoring up the school system’s pension plan . . .

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Political Notes – Chambliss links military assaults to ‘hormone level’

Sen. Saxby Chambliss says the problems with sexual assaults in the military can be linked to the hormonal levels in young servicemen; passenger rail advocates talk about a Charlotte-Atlanta link . . .

Tags: 11th Congressional District race , Atlanta school system , Blake Ashbee , Charlotte-Atlanta link , Ed Lindsey , federal indictment , Georgia Democratic Party , hormone levels , Jeep recalls , Jim Butler , Military , passenger rail , Saxby Chambliss , sexual assaults , workforce development

Deal: 178 educators, 44 schools involved in cheating scandal

State investigation confirms that there was massive cheating by Atlanta school system officials on standardized CRCT tests given to their students, Gov. Nathan Deal said . . .

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Political Notes – Court time for Atlanta school officials?

Some Atlanta school system employees could end up being prosecuted over allegations of cheating on standardized curriculum tests; David Ralston says he wants to keep HOPE alive . . .

Tags: Atlanta school system , Austin Scott divorce papers , Bob Wilson , David Ralston , HOPE scholarships , Mike Bowers , Paul Howard , test cheating

Perdue calls in GBI on school test probe

Gov. Sonny Perdue has ordered the GBI to assist in the ongoing investigation into curriculum test irregularities at the Atlanta and Dougherty County school systems . . .

Tags: Atlanta school system , CRCT tests , GBI , investigation , Sonny Perdue