Backpacks are getting a lot lighter for sixth-graders at Gainesville Middle School as items such as pencil and notebooks are being left at home.
Early voting on a 1-cent sales tax for education ends at 5 p.m. today, and about 1,300 votes were cast as of Thursday.
Accreditation and long-term planning were among topics of a mid-year retreat Wednesday for administrators and principals from Gainesville City Schools.
Georgia educators and parents gave mixed reviews Wednesday to the state's mathematics curriculum as the state Board of Education prepares to give school districts the flexibility to choose what classes they offer.
A federal appeals court has reversed a judge's decision that blocked Georgia elections officials from enforcing a nepotism law.
Gov. Nathan Deal says he won't cut the state's prekindergarten program to a half-day after an outcry from parents and teachers.
An overhaul of the Gainesville City School's data management systems could happen in the near future, Gainesville Superintendent Merrianne Dyer said Monday.
Going head-to-head with the trickiest words Merriam-Webster has to offer, Lakeview Academy student Dhruv Gaur was undaunted, surfacing as one of the region's best private-school spellers.
There was a time when educators would look to progress reports or semester grades to gain insight into a student's abilities.
Hall County voters soon will check "yes" or "no" on a sales tax for education. Whether it passes or not, school leaders say they will need money for critical renovation work and to pay bond debt.
The rain wasn't the only downpour Friday at Lakeview Academy in Gainesville. Students in Hyuk Kim's ninth-grade class were testing water-powered rockets outside the school for a hands-on physics lesson. "I think you should call NASA!" Kim called out to 16-year-old Will Kendrick, after a successful launch. The sophomore grinned and nodded, before collecting his rocket as it parachuted to the ground. Kim said the lesson was to encourage students to solve problems as well ...
Amanda Threadgill said she's not adverse to opening her home to strangers. The Hall County Animal Shelter employee has provided foster care to homeless animals for the past few years. "They tend to follow me home from work," she said. Threadgill said fostering can provide a better environment for animals that may need extra care, such as her latest addition, Macy. The 3-year-old border collie disappeared from her home. When she returned, a wire was ...
An audience decked out in handmade striped red hats listened carefully before answering Sandra Deal with a resounding "No!"
When Gainesville High School senior Lindsey Watts explained the rules of volleyball to friends at camp last month, she was tongue-tied.
Schools were bursting at the seams in 1997 when Hall County voters said "yes" to the first sales tax to fund education.