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While Others Districts Close Early, Cobb, Marietta, Fulton, and Atlanta Public Schools Opt to Stay Open

While other districts have opted to end school early, four metro Area school districts (Atlanta Public Schools, Fulton County Schools, Marietta City Schools, and Cobb County) have opted to keep school going to the end of the school as previously…

Atlanta Public Schools Closes Two Food Sites Due to Employees Testing Positive for COVID

On Thursday, April 16, Atlanta Public Schools announced the closer of two Food Distribution Sites- Thomasville Heights and Washington High School after learning that two employees who volunteered in food distribution at Thomasville Heights Elementary School in late March and…

Two Carrollton City Students Expelled Over Racist Videos

Hours after a racially offensive 50-second clip was posted to TikTok and within hours had thousands of page views, Carrollton City Schools took the unprecedented move to expel those students according to a message from Superintendent Dr. Mark Albertus. “The…

State Superintendent Woods Urges Compassion Over Compliance

This morning State School Superintendent Richard Woods urged us to choose compassion over compliance in a message to Georgia parents and stakeholders. The correspondence started by praising Georgia’s teachers, educational leaders, parents, and students by them doing a remarkable job…

Dekalb County Schools Will End School Year Early

Dekalb County Schools has announced the plan to close the 2019-2020 school year early. According to the district’s Twitter account, the school year will end 4 days early on May 15th for grades PreK-11 instead of May 21st, the school…

Dekalb County and Fulton County Schools Both Change Food Distribution Schedule

With most of the metro Atlanta schools coming out of Spring Break on April 13th, two metro area school districts have changed the way food distribution will be given to students as they continue virtual learning due to COVID-19. Beginning…

Buford City Schools Implements New Grading System

Starting March 30th, Buford City Schools will implement a new grading system for the remainder of school closure (through April 27) for grades 1-8. The goal of this new grading system is to provide low impact grades for all students…

Georgia Department of Health Gives Guidance on Picking Up Items from School Settings

Late Friday, the Georgia Department of Health gave guidance on picking up materials and other belongings for schools. Noting that there is still a lot that is unknown about the newly emerged COVID-19 and how it spreads. The Center for…

Nation’s Governors Send Letter to U.S. Department of Education

This week the on behalf of the Education & Workforce Committee, governors from around the United States urged the U.S. Department of Education to disburse funds to states and territories from the Education Stabilization Fund of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief,…

Do It For The ‘Gram: The Implications of Social Media for Students

Mark walked down the hall and totally missed the wet spot on the floor… He slipped and fell, right in front of Elya’s class. It was extremely embarrassing because Elya is Mark’s crush. Everyone that saw what happened hysterically laughed….