- First day of online learning brings change to Georgia’s largest colleges
- Mar 31, 7:00 AM: Students at many of Georgia’s largest public universities on Monday made the switch to virtual learning and while officials braced for glitches, they believe it went relatively well.
- To help kids learn online, there’s a lot to learn
- Mar 26, 6:52 AM: As the novel coronavirus closes schools for an extended period, teachers and families are grappling with another novelty: remote learning.
- Online Learning Presents Challenges For Students With Specific Needs
- > Mar 24, 6:47 AM: Georgia’s public schools have switched to online learning at least through the end of the month to help slow the spread of COVID-19. But as everyone adjusts to “virtual school,” teachers of students in specialized
- Two Savannah charter schools to go online after spring break
- > Mar 17, 7:07 AM: Savannah Classical Academy and Coastal Empire Montessori School will transition from on-campus instruction to distance learning effective Monday, March 23, according to communications issued independently by both schools.
- Switch To Online Learning Could Provide ‘Stress Test’ For Metro Atlanta Schools
- Mar 16, 7:24 AM: Starting Monday, March 16, several metro Atlanta public school districts and all 26 of the state’s colleges and universities will make the switch to online learning due to coronavirus concerns.
- Ga. Senate approves bill expanding special needs ‘voucher’ program
- Mar 11, 5:48 AM: The Georgia Senate approved legislation Tuesday to let more students use a pre-existing, taxpayer-funded private school scholarship program.
- Senate committee approves ‘voucher’ expansion for special needs
- Mar 5, 6:45 AM: A committee of the Georgia senate approved legislation Wednesday that would expand the state-funded private school scholarship program established over a decade ago for students with learning disabilities.
- Georgia lawmakers put new limits on dual enrollment program
- Mar 4, 8:46 AM: A popular program allowing dual enrollment in high school and college classes in Georgia would get new restrictions under legislation that gained final passage in the General Assembly on Tuesday.
- Parent group Atlanta Thrive protest at failing APS schools
- Mar 2, 10:04 AM: More than 50 parents showed up this week in front of four failing APS schools in protest of the board's nonaction for their schools.
- State charter schools get permission to remain open
- > Feb 27, 9:42 AM: The reauthorized schools, which collectively serve about 15,000 students, don’t fit the typical charter school mold because they operate under the state rather than under a local school district. Had they been made to
- Ga. Lawmakers Introduce Bills That Would Expand School Voucher Programs
- Feb 26, 6:29 AM: School vouchers have plenty of supporters and opponents. Georgia lawmakers have introduced two new bills that would expand the state's existing voucher programs.
- Opinion: School choice could alleviate exodus to suburbs and traffic
- Feb 10, 6:22 AM: Professor says horrendous commutes are byproduct of parents moving farther from jobs for better schools
- Opinion: Capping dual enrollment hours hurts students like me
- > Feb 5, 6:34 AM: Georgia's dual enrollment was created to help students graduate college with less debt and become more prepared for life beyond college. Dual enrollment has dramatically enhanced students' maturity levels, readiness for
- Gatekeeper for Georgia charter schools changes approval rules
- > Jan 30, 7:17 AM: The agency that authorizes the existence of some of Georgia's largest charter schools has amended its rules in a way that could make it easier for those schools to avoid closure due to performance shortcomings.
- Editorial: Strike blow for school choice
- > Jan 28, 6:12 AM: In our country where everyone is afforded a coveted freedom of choice in what we say and where we worship, there’s at least one choice we don’t get. More specifically, all parents don’t get a certain choice. They’re told
- Opinion: Let’s move beyond ‘us versus them’ mentality in charter school debate
- > Jan 27, 8:20 AM: Here in Georgia, families’ options extend to private schools, online schooling, and homeschooling. But public education has been and continues to be a crucial path of opportunity for the African American community. I
- Opinion: School choice will not hurt rural communities
- > Jan 27, 8:18 AM: I’ve been reading and rebutting lazy, nonsensical, hypocritical arguments against school choice for over a decade now. It is genuinely difficult for the education establishment to come up with something more
- Opinion: Don’t limit dual enrollment. It’s flourishing in our Fulton high school.
- Jan 23, 9:30 AM: As parents are learning about the effort in the Legislature to limit dual enrollment, they are raising concerns, including Fulton County parent Jason Warner.
- Georgia tech college system offers path to high school credential
- Jan 22, 8:02 AM: The Technical College System of Georgia announced Tuesday it has created a pilot program that aims to help more adults without a high school diploma earn a state-issued high school equivalency credential.
- Atlanta Charter School Expo to showcase education options
- > Jan 22, 6:48 AM: The 2020 Atlanta Charter School Expo will bring a diverse array of metro Atlanta’s charter schools and educational resources under one roof for families to explore on Saturday, Jan. 25. Representatives from more than 30
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