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On this day in 1956: March 1

On this day in 1956 by Jerry Mitchell, Mississippi TodayMarch 1, 2024 March 1, 1956 Autherine Lucy pictured here with Roy Wilkins, left, executive director of the national NAACP, and Thurgood Marshall, who led the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. The University of Alabama expelled Autherine Lucy, the first Black student ever admitted. Thousands […]

Posted inGeorgia Department of Education

Superintendent Woods appoints leader to build statewide literacy coaching model

State School Superintendent Richard Woods has appointed Dr. J. Nicholas Philmon, a key figure in developing structured literacy practices in Marietta City Schools, to spearhead and develop a statewide literacy coaching model in Georgia. As the Structured Literacy Coaching Coordinator, Dr. Philmon, while retaining his position with Marietta City Schools, will collaborate with the Georgia […]

Posted inCobb County Schools

Winter weather advisory forces closure of some metro districts on January 16th

In response to a Winter Weather advisory issued by the National Weather Service, several school districts have announced closures for Tuesday, January 16th, 2024. The advisory warns of potentially dangerous conditions, including freezing rain, ice accumulations, and hazardous travel conditions. As of this evening, the following schools have announced closures, with more anticipated into the […]

Posted inGeorgia Department of Education, Georgia House, Georgia State

We’re hiring! Seeking a veteran reporter for state reporting

ABOUT THE ROLE Education in Atlanta is seeking a government reporter who has range and can follow the beat to all things happening at the state capital that directly (and indirectly) impact education. This job is great for someone who likes to dig beyond the headlines, seeking documents and data to evaluate education programs and […]