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Lawmakers may again seek public funding for private education
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Nov 18, 7:23 AM: A private school funding proposal that was among the most controversial education bills of the last Georgia legislative session will likely resurface next year when lawmakers return to the Gold Dome.
Lt. Governor: Donate to public school innovation fund and earn dollar-for-dollar tax credit
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Nov 8, 7:07 AM: Geoff Duncan is the lieutenant governor of Georgia. In this guest column, he implores Georgians to contribute to the nonprofit Innovation Fund Foundation that benefits public schools.
New report: Georgia rates poorly on rural education
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Nov 7, 7:55 AM: A new report from a national education group says Georgia is failing to serve students well when they don't live in a big city or the suburbs.
Opinion: Atlanta turnaround model puts students on path to success
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Nov 6, 6:30 AM: Hiring outside groups to run public schools is a unique approach in Georgia and rare across the country, where similar partnerships have popped up in the last five to 10 years — mostly in urban districts looking to turn >
Morgan says it might be time for expansion to Cobb Virtual Academy
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Nov 4, 8:36 AM: Cobb school board member David Morgan is calling on the district to consider expanding its online education program, Cobb Virtual Academy, allowing more students in and outside the district to take advantage of the >
The Academy for Classical Education won't receive money from Bibb County's next Education SPLOST
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Nov 1, 6:56 AM: Steve Norris' children began kindergarten at ACE this year. "An overwhelming majority of the parents here at ACE reside in Bibb County, which means their children reside in Bibb County," Norris said. He wasn't happy to >
This is the best private high school in Georgia, according to new report
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Oct 28, 5:52 AM: The data found one Atlanta private school that stands a part from the rest. The Westminster Schools on Atlanta’s West Paces Ferry Road has students from grades K-12 and has a student-teacher ratio of 6 to 1, according to >
Atlanta parent leader: Tired of our kids attending schools with “F” ratings
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Oct 24, 8:42 AM: In a guest column today, an Atlanta mother says the Atlanta Public Schools allows too many children to fail, and the school board is not committed to seeking the input of parents on how to improve outcomes.
Gwinnett schools find success putting some teaching online
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Oct 8, 5:17 AM: Along with focusing on reading, writing and arithmetic, more educators in the past few decades have striven to get students to take an active role in their learning. Instead of passively taking in the information such as >
A new school in the making
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Sep 30, 7:23 AM: In less than a year, the Savannah Exploratory Charter Academy is expected to open its doors to 252 students in kindergarten through grade three.
Savannah-Chatham school board questions charter’s empty seats
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Sep 19, 6:43 AM: Savannah Classical Academy’s system for filling seats in its classrooms was criticized at the Savannah-Chatham County school board’s informal meeting Wednesday.
Column: Contradictions muddle school choice argument
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Sep 19, 5:38 AM: Listening to opponents of school choice is an amusing exercise – if, that is, you think it’s funny to hear people make all sorts of nonsensical, contradictory claims about why our children shouldn’t have access to the >
Editorial: Arguments against school choice don't make sense
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Sep 16, 5:17 AM: Listening to opponents of school choice is an amusing exercise — if, that is, you think it’s funny to hear people make all sorts of nonsensical, contradictory claims about why our children shouldn’t have access to the >
How the Alliance Academy is transforming 'the high school experience'
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Aug 30, 7:39 AM: Now in its second year, Alliance Academy has only freshman, sophomore and junior students and offers six pathways — aerospace and logistics, criminal justice and law, hospitality and design, cybersecurity and digital >
State commission OKs new Savannah charter school
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Aug 30, 7:05 AM: About three months after the Savannah-Chatham County school board rejected a petition for a new charter school, the State Charter Schools Commission has approved the new school’s petition, giving the green light to its >
Petition for new online charter school with K12 Inc. denied
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Aug 29, 6:15 AM: One of the nation’s largest educational-service corporations has been denied an opportunity to operate another charter school in Georgia.
Column: Debunking charter school myths
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Aug 28, 6:38 AM: A recent controversy over the state’s largest charter school is being cited, predictably, as evidence of a systemic problem. Instead, it illustrates why the system is working as intended.
Column: Charter school controversy brings out lazy arguments
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Aug 26, 6:52 AM: A recent controversy over the state’s largest charter school is being cited, predictably, as evidence of a systemic problem. Instead, it illustrates why the system is working as intended.
Grady BoE approves pact with charter school
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Aug 16, 8:03 AM: The Grady County Board of Education agreed to a Memorandum of Understanding with a charter school Tuesday evening that will create an alternative method for students to obtain a high school diploma.
Parents learn an online school can be hard to reach in a crisis
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Aug 12, 6:34 AM: The family in Swainsboro is among the many casualties of a rocky first week at Georgia Cyber Academy, where computers froze, email stopped working and student records disappeared just before school started last Monday.The >

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