Shorter University is reviewing security protocol after a group of files containing students’ personal information was removed from a campus building.
Georgia will seek flexibility from its Elementary and Secondary Education waiver in order to delay, for one year, the high-stakes consequences related to the use of student growth measures in new teacher and leader evaluation systems, Superintendent Dr. John Barge announced today.
For the second consecutive year, Georgia Northwestern Technical College has the largest number of dual enrollment students out of all of the technical colleges in the state of Georgia according to the 2014 End of Year Enrollment Report issued by the Technical College System of Georgia.
Thanks in part to a $10,000 Georgia Network for Transforming Educator Preparation Award, the Shorter University School of Education has forged a partnership with Pepperell Elementary School aimed at enriching the education of elementary students as well as the university’s teacher candidates. The grant, which will be awarded to the School of Education this month, will be utilized over the course of the 2014-15 academic year to fund educational needs such as professional development for teachers, while offering Shorter teacher candidates professional development opportunities working alongside teachers and with students.
The University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby named Georgia Highlands College a recipient of the Chancellor’s Service Excellence Student Improvement Initiative Team Award. The service excellence awards recognize employees or teams who perform well above their expected responsibilities.
Parents and grandparents of Pepperell Primary students learned how to help children with math homework last week at a Common Core math workshop held at the school. Interested adults learned the basics of a new computer based study program known as “A Story of Units” used by the primary grades in Floyd County Schools. The program is an online learning resource that assists students, and parents with homework and learning outside of the classroom. “The parents are very excited to discover what is out there for them and their child” said Margaret Bagwell, lead teacher and instructor of the parent math program at Pepperell Primary. "Parents have been very receptive to the program and what it has to offer.”
Children’s literature and TV shows are full of young detectives ranging from Encyclopedia Brown to the Scooby Gang to Nancy Drew; they are much beloved and quite the sleuths.
The next generation of Northwest Georgia students and Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) will benefit from a 1.2 million dollar gift headed their way. The State of Georgia’s Department of Early Care and Learning has awarded the Early Education Empowerment Zone initiative grant to benefit the children of Catoosa, Gilmer, Gordon, Murray, and Whitfield counties.
The Huffman Athletic Center was buzzing with activity as students from three area private schools had the opportunity to meet with college recruiters from 172 colleges and universities.
Two local schools were recognized for their strong academic progress among Title I schools in Georgia.
Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) is giving away free GED® practice tests from September 22 to October 3 to all current or potential students who come into one of the local Adult Education Learning Centers in GNTC’s nine county service area.
Gov. Nathan Deal has appointed Berry College Chief of Staff Alexander Whitaker to the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission.
Art students at Armuchee High are busier than normal right now, as they throw bowls for a good cause.
Gordon County, in partnership with Whitfield, Catoosa, Gilmer and Murray counties, was selected Wednesday as one of Georgia’s four Early Education Empowerment Zones and will participate in a community commitment ceremony at 3 p.m., Oct. 3.
Georgia’s prescription of more daily physical activity for students has led to improved health results, state officials say.
Finalists for the 2015 Teacher of the Year have been selected for Floyd County Schools.
Unity Christian School students placed 3,000 flags in front of the school this morning in memory of the victims of the 9/11 attacks.
Armuchee Middle School has been named a finalist in the middle school category for the 2014 STEM Education Awards presented by the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG).
Things really are jumping at Cave Spring Elementary School.
Adairsville police have released video footage from a patrol car dashboard camera of a shootout at a Hardee's from last week.