Education

Education
  • California schools prepare for transgender rights law

    With a law that spells out the rights of transgender students in grades K-12 set to take effect in California, school districts are reviewing locker room layouts, scheduling sensitivity training for coaches, assessing who will sleep where during overnight field trips and reconsidering senior portrait dress codes.

    December 27, 2013

  • David Munoz CDS.jpg ‘Don’t quit and work hard’

    Her legs had been crushed. Owning a lumber yard in Mexico has always been a blessing for the Torres family...

    December 18, 2013 1 Photo

  • Graduation rates rise for most area schools

    A majority of local high schools saw increases in their graduation rates since last year, reflecting a statewide trend, data released Wednesday shows.

    December 11, 2013

  • Georgia high school graduation rate increases

    The graduation rate for the state’s public high schools increased by nearly two percentage points over the previous year, state education officials said.

    December 11, 2013

  • Schools officials sentenced in contract scheme

    The former chief operating officer of the DeKalb County school district, her ex-husband and the district’s ex-superintendent were sentenced for their involvement in a racketeering and theft scheme Monday.

    December 10, 2013

  • williams and orr.jpg ‘Something all of us are proud of’

    How do you convince a small town lawyer to join a school board when he refuses at first after being asked by several friends?

    December 10, 2013 1 Photo

  • Meeting at Dalton High 4 mlh.jpg ‘Bad to be big’?

    The community is a frog in a pot of hot water, said Brian Suits, principal of Dalton Middle School.

    December 3, 2013 2 Photos

  • School superintendent charged in rape case inquiry

    An Ohio school superintendent, two coaches and a principal were charged by a grand jury that investigated whether other laws were broken in the rape of a drunken 16-year-old girl, the state’s attorney general said Monday.

    November 25, 2013

  • Should students learn cursive? Some states say yes

    The swirling lines from Linden Bateman’s pen have been conscripted into a national fight to keep cursive writing in American classrooms.

    November 14, 2013

  • Dalton High threat ‘not credible’ (Updated 2:40 p.m.)

    Dalton High School has resumed a normal schedule after a lockdown this morning in response to someone anonymously calling 911 about a rumored threat.

    November 12, 2013