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Sunday, February 18, 2018

Georgia school to drug-test students by using hair samples

WHAT DO YOU THINK? The school recently announced that the drug-testing of students in grades 8-12 will be voluntary next school year — and then mandatory in succeeding years.

Counselor’s kindness to family helps anchor student’s future

So often we get so caught up in our differences that we forget, whether we admit it or not, that at our core we’re all the same. We all bleed red. We all want to be loved and accepted. We’re all human.

4 robots that aim to teach your kids to code

You’ve seen apps and toys that promise to teach your child to code. Now enter the robots.

Column: ‘Education Unleased’ looks like more testing

Column: Candidates for Governor use their campaign platform to gain leverage of anti-testing movement to replace the GA Milestones testing.

Coastal Georgia college studies economic impact of weddings

Two college economists are studying the economic impact weddings have on coastal Georgia.

Recent armed robberies of Georgia Tech students grows to 4

Atlanta police say a man has become the seventh Georgia Tech student to be robbed at gunpoint in two weeks.

Committees named to search for new Kennesaw State president

Two committees have been named to search for a new president for Georgia’s third-largest public university amid kneeling controversy.

GA’s high schools may see changes in vocational education control

Georgia’s high schools could see changes in vocational education when it comes to who controls funding and content at the local level.

9-foot-long snake’s escape leads to school early dismissal

A 9-foot-long boa constrictor wriggled out of her aquarium, setting off a frantic search.

CAGLE: Georgia’s Charter Systems Continue to Outperform Traditional School Districts

The following was published by Lt. Governor Casey Cagle. As recently reported by the Department of Education in the Annual Charter System Report, Georgia students enrolled in...
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