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.
Amanda Threadgill said she's not adverse to opening her home to strangers.
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.
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