Auditors will visit two Gainesville schools this week to investigate last month's Criterion-Referenced Competency Test erasure analysis that found an abnormally high number of erased and changed answers on last spring's test.
Some of literature's most beloved characters jumped off the pages and into the hallways of Riverbend Elementary School on Friday afternoon.
Some local educators are skeptical of new legislation that would link teacher pay to student performance and eliminate pay incentives for teachers studying to get advanced degrees.
Hall County School Superintendent Will Schofield was the lone lion in a den filled with lionesses at Thursday's WomenSource luncheon.
Georgia came one step closer on Thursday to getting a slice of the $4.35 billion pie the federal government is offering to states that prove they are committed to education reform and student achievement.
Local college leaders were heartened on Thursday by Gov. Sonny Perdue's pledge to protect the state's public colleges from sweeping cuts that would force thousands of layoffs and steep tuition hikes.
If the folks at the Gold Dome could have predicted North Georgia's winter weather, there might have been no need to call for an extra three teacher furlough days this semester.
Following Monday's release of a proposal to shave hundreds of millions of dollars from the University System of Georgia's budget, North Georgia College & State University and Gainesville State College communities are scrambling to rally against the unprecedented cuts.
The Gainesville city school system may not reach its goal of eliminating a remaining $780,000 deficit if the state continues to hack away at public school funds.
As public universities scramble to meet state legislator's demands this week to slice their budgets by millions, local students are busy finding creative ways to fund their own higher education.
Ready or not, the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test is coming. Local educators have gone to new lengths throughout the school year to make preparations for the test a chance to engage students rather than stress them about their scores. "When a teacher or a school or a parent gets anxious about the testing, what they tend to do is drill, drill, drill so that (students) will memorize the answers and know the what test is going ...
Hall County Board of Education members rolled out plans for repairing schools and completing projects at a retreat Saturday, but whether funds will be there to see them through still was in question.
Hall County's Boys and Girls Clubs announced their Youth of the Year winner Friday afternoon.
Hall County school board members gave students the chance to sound off on technology's progress in the classroom at Friday evening's board retreat.
More than 300 Lakeview Academy students, family and staff were treated to an intercultural culinary celebration Thursday night.