Topic: Atlanta Public Schools
While parents may gripe that a decision seems arbitrary, school superintendents weigh a number of factors carefully (not including tweets from students hoping for a snow day).
Price Middle School in Atlanta has metal detectors, but a student was shot and wounded Thursday. Districts considering these devices have to weigh the costs and whether they belong in schools at all.
The Atlanta teacher scandal isn’t a testing problem, it’s an issue of integrity and honesty.
07/12/2011 05:11 pm
Atlanta's new interim superintendent has given new powers to whistleblowers and is eyeing bonus policies that rewarded high test scores.
07/08/2011 04:20 pm
An 800-page report says at least 178 Atlanta teachers and principals cheated to raise student test scores. Some may face jail time, putting a new spin on the phrase 'high-stakes testing.'
07/06/2011 03:50 pm
At least 178 teachers and principals in Atlanta Public Schools cheated to raise student scores on high-stakes standardized tests, according to a report from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
07/05/2011 06:37 pm