Roswell Road in Sandy Springs reopens following gas leak
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PAGE Foundation names STAR students, teachers
Academic commitment and high grades allow deserving students to be rewarded. The Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE) Foundation honors local students every year whose tests-score r...
February 12, 2016 04:05 PM | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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School board announces February community meetings
The Fulton County Board of Education Monday announced its February community meetings. Each board member sponsors a monthly meeting open to all members of the community. The sessions provide an opp...
February 08, 2016 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton school board names sole superintendent finalist
Fulton County Board of Education Friday announced it has named Philip D. Lanoue, Ph.D., as its sole finalist for the system’s next superintendent. Lanoue, currently the superintendent of Clarke Cou...
February 05, 2016 10:46 AM | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County Schools to launch school bus cameras
The Fulton County School System Thursday announced it will activate its new bus stop arm cameras Monday, with a 30-day warning period on tickets to allow drivers to become familiar with the new saf...
February 04, 2016 09:04 PM | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton educators may not see Gov. Deal’s pay raises
Gov. Nathan deal wants to give Georgia teachers a raise. He has proposed allocating $300 million to increase pay for teachers in the state. But Fulton County Schools spokeswoman Susan Hale said the...
January 28, 2016 01:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Miriam Heiskell, 97, remembered for education, faith
Miriam Heiskell is being remembered as a woman who cared deeply about education and her religious beliefs. Heiskell, 97, died after a brief illness Thursday at her home in Buckhead. In 1949 she fou...
January 27, 2016 04:19 PM | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local school districts closing schools early Friday
The four local public school districts covering the area Thursday announced they will close school early Friday due to inclement weather predicted for that day. According to its website, the Nation...
January 21, 2016 11:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Galloway withdraws plans for sports complex
The Galloway School in Buckhead will not build a sports complex in the High Point neighborhood in Sandy Springs after all. “There is a lack of community support for this project,” Sharon Gay, an at...
January 21, 2016 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Official: Meals program increases student success
Kevin Concannon, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s under secretary for food, nutrition and consumer services, is glad to see the federal government’s program promoting better nutrition in school...
January 12, 2016 03:23 PM | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton school board releases results of superintendent survey
The Fulton County Board of Education Thursday released the results of a survey that will guide it as it continues the process of choosing the district’s next superintendent. In April Superintendent...
January 09, 2016 04:25 PM | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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College Park junior earns perfect score on SAT
Woodward Academy in College Park reported that junior Andy Sun earned a perfect score of 2400 on the SAT. Data from the College Board, which administers the SAT, reports that only 0.02 percent of s...
January 08, 2016 02:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton school board announces formal superintendent search
The Fulton County Board of Education recently announced it is beginning the official search process for a permanent district leader to be named and on board by the summer of 2016. Former Superinten...
December 04, 2015 03:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Metro Atlanta schools differ in approach to drug tests
Drug use among students is serious business, said representatives from local schools. Many of those schools have taken various approaches to addressing the issue, including zero-tolerance policies ...
December 02, 2015 12:05 PM | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local schools’ Georgia Milestones scores mixed
Editor’s note: The Neighbor is only reporting on local high schools’ scores in the Georgia Milestones end-of-course tests. For more information on the high school scores or to view the elementary a...
November 18, 2015 02:20 PM | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor meets with residents about Galloway complex plan
As one Buckhead school’s plan for building a sports complex on land on the south end of Sandy Springs continues to proceed through the city’s zoning process, its top official met with residents Wed...
November 12, 2015 07:26 PM | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton’s graduation rate is tops in metro Atlanta area
The results of the 2015 graduation scores released Nov. 9 by the Georgia Department of Education show the Fulton County School System has made substantial gains and has the highest graduation rate ...
November 12, 2015 10:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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