Do some school programs prepare students better for the workforce than others?
Employment outlooks show engineering and science majors to be the safest college majors for future employment.
Georgia students gained a boost when Gov. Deal signed House Bill 131 this year — a mandate to school systems to weight Advanced Placement and dual enrollment classes equally.
If filmmakers, moviegoers, and students knew Newton’s rich history their focus may turn to profiles in courage, figures of fortitude and an occasional character of ignominy.
In its 2013 national press release of SAT scores the College Board found “only 43 percent of SAT takers in the class of 2013 graduated from high school academically prepared for the rigors of college-level course work.”
Employers are losing faith in the American grade point average.
Complete College America says 62 percent of jobs in 2018 will require a two-year certificate or college degree. More than half will require a bachelor’s degree.
It matters little who dislikes me along my solitary walk with defeat in opposition to waste and abuse. No one will love any of us when the money’s gone.
What strategies do public schools espouse to oppose mounting opposition?
Living in a world of make believe where everyone gets gold stars is crippling the future of America’s youth.
While not federally developed, Common Core looks and feels like federal intrusion.
Public relations turned tough mudder in the Newton County School System during fiscal year 2013.
Fall semester at Georgia colleges is six weeks away; it's a good time to examine guidelines and debunk myths for early access to college.
When Georgia students seek help 411 is ready.
Federal dollars come with strings attached, but in this case it's a wrecking ball.
Does area math performance build a case for college math?
Where will Samantha Fuhrey, affectionately called Sam, lead Newton County schools?
Georgia's College & Career Ready Performance Index highlights performance flags.
While many consider Common Core State Standards a national movement, opposition mounts.
Accountability typically translates into more work for classroom teachers, so much so that many effective teachers now work in private, home-school and charter settings.
Can public school leaders hatch innovations for students within minimum competency guidelines set by the state?
Margareet Thatcher left her mark on public education, especially higher ed.
is much sound and even more fury over public school budgets, and it signifies something.
Down Ga. Highway 36 toward Jackson, beyond the old Meadors home place, stand schools of personal interest to me.
Dual enrollment represents public school choice at its very best for Georgia's high school juniors and seniors.
School districts must sweat more at the planning table, possibly zero-basing budgets, to rebuild trust following a decade littered with indictments, incarcerations, embezzlement, cheating, affairs, nepotism and face lifts.
Here are some shining examples from Rockdale and Newton county schools.
Colorado is leveraging dual enrollment to improve its workforce.
The trigger would allow a majority of a public school households or teachers and instructional staff at a given school to demand consideration of their petition to convert a failing school to charter status.
Georgia Sunshine Laws have been ambiguous, but Georgia's House Bill 397 parts some clouds.
Is free market enterprise and competition destabilizing to education traditionalists?
The current issue of Fortune Magazine profiles the 100 Best Companies to Work For and 78 of them need to fill 67,000 jobs. Will Georgians fill any of those spots?
In "How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity and the Hidden Power of Character," Paul Tough argues that medicine explains why children who grow up in dysfunctional environments find it hard to concentrate.