Georgia

A bill that would allow Georgia’s governor to oust misbehaving district school board members was on its way to becoming law last week.
April 28, 2010 – Education Week
A parent has filed a federal civil rights complaint against the DeKalb County, Ga., schools, alleging discrimination against black students in the district’s International Baccalaureate program.
March 10, 2010 – Education Week
February 10, 2010 – Education Week
An audit that showed 5th grade math exams were altered after the fact at four public schools in Georgia has had districts across the state scrambling to tighten rules for administering tests.
January 6, 2010 – Education Week
Ensuring that all students have access to physical education and sports may be the final frontier for inclusion, advocates say.
December 2, 2009 – Education Week
Better use of data has remained high on the district’s priority list as a key tactic for improving student achievement.
September 23, 2009 – Education Week
A former DeKalb County, Ga., principal was banned from schools in the state for two years and his assistant principal was suspended for a year after the two were involved in a cheating scandal.
September 16, 2009 – Education Week

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