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Storms cause metro school districts to announce closures for Friday

Due to severe weather threats, some Georgia schools are announcing closings for tomorrow, Friday, after dangerous storms rolled into the metro area on Tuesday. According to reporting from Fox 5, Atlanta and northern Georgia remain under the threat of severe storms, with another round of rain, destructive winds, and the potential for tornadoes expected to […]

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State Superintendent: Baffled by Atlanta Public Schools keeping state retention bonuses

This holiday season, many public school teachers in Georgia are celebrating Gov. Brian Kemp giving all state employees a $1,000 retention bonus, including teachers. However, Education in Atlanta has learned that there is confusion on whether teachers in Atlanta Public Schools will receive the additional compensation. On Monday, Governor Kemp announced educators would be given […]

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Gov. Kemp announces $1000 bonus for all state employees

Gov. Kemp announces bonuses for every state employee, including public school teachers; each k-12 educator will receive a $1000 bonus that will appear on a paycheck this month. During a news conference, Gov. Brian Kemp announced this morning where Speaker Burns, House Appropriations Committee Chairman Matt Hatchett, and Senator Bo Hatchett joined him.  “We are […]

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Atlanta Public Schools extends charter contracts for three local schools

ATLANTA — Atlanta Public Schools has granted a five-year extension to the charters of three local schools following the December 4, 2023 board meeting. Centennial Academy, Atlanta Classical Academy, and KIPP Metro Schools petitioned the Atlanta Board of Education for the extension, with their current charters set to expire on June 30, 2024. Centennial Academy, […]