South Fulton schools beat state, county CCRPI scores
by Noreen Cochran
January 21, 2015 07:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Georgia Department of Education released its third round of College and Career Ready Performance Index results last month, based on data from the 2013-14 school year. According to spokesman Matt Cardoza, the department invented the statewide accountability system, implemented in 2012 to replace the No Child Left Behind measurement called Adequate Yearly Progress, after the U.S. Department of Education granted Georgia’s waiver from No Child on Feb. 9, 2012. The index measures sch...
FBI: No bombs found on planes at Hartsfield-Jackson
Updated at 6:33 p.m. The FBI says no bombs were found on two planes at Atlanta's main airport after social media threat. The threats Saturday targeted Southwest Airlines Flight 2492, which arrived ...
Jan 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Peake on mission to legalize medical marijuana in Ga.
Allen Peake is a man on a mission. The five-term Republican state representative from Macon is the driving force behind proposed legislation to legalize medical marijuana in Georgia. He may succeed...
Jan 15, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Finding light in the midst of darkness
Q: A lot of tough things have happened in my life over many years and they’ve worn me down. I just don’t see the point anymore. I don’t know why so much darkness has descended on me. Sometimes I be...
Jan 22, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elected officials and college degrees
Apr 04, 2014 | 1696399 views | 0 0 comments | 902 902 recommendations | email to a friend | print

Do you think it is important for elected officials to have college degrees?