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Oct 03, 2015
GOOD NEWS FROM SCHOOLS: Wesleyan receives national strength, conditioning award
Strength of America officials looked at four major categories when measuring schools: supervision, education, program, and facilities.

Oct 03, 2015
School lunch menus for the week of Oct. 5
What’s served for lunch this week in Gwinnett County Public Schools.

Oct 02, 2015
In State of College speech, Gwinnett Tech president outlines goals, accomplishments | PHOTOS
Early in his second year leading the college, Cannon laid out what the school and its 7,000 students accomplished last year, its 30th anniversary, and what it plans to do in the future. Gwinnett Tech is the third-largest technical college in Georgia and the 10th fastest-growing technical college in the nation.

Oct 02, 2015
Before Oregon shooting, Gwinnett Tech was already upgrading security
President D. Glen Cannon on Friday morning at a State of the College breakfast mentioned the shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore., and said planning is the only way to prepare for that kind of an incident.

Oct 01, 2015
Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens visits Shiloh HS to fight prescription drug abuse | PHOTOS
Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens promoted the ‘We’re Not Gonna Take It’ anti-prescription drug abuse video contest to students at Shiloh High School on Thursday.

Oct 01, 2015
New schools across Gwinnett to be dedicated this month
Gwinnett County Public Schools will officially dedicate Baggett Elementary School, Graves Elementary School, Jordan Middle School and Discovery High School.

Sep 30, 2015
Philanthropist Clyde Strickland encourages Central Gwinnett football players to read through book contest
Local philanthropist Clyde Strickland hosted a book report contest for the Central Gwinnett football players. He announced the winners Wednesday afternoon and continued to offer his guidance for each member of the team.

Sep 30, 2015
GA-PCOM receives accreditation for Physician Assistant program
The program is scheduled to begin in June and will admit 20 students to the two-year program.

Sep 30, 2015
Graves Elementary opens homework center | PHOTOS
The center serves 45 third-, fourth- fifth-graders and is designed to help students learn proper study skills. It is staffed with two certified teachers who are responsible for management of the program.

Sep 29, 2015
Rosebud Teacher of the Year credits God for her surviving shooting | PHOTOS
Kimya Motley credits God with how she survived being shot four times by her estranged husband, and five years was named Rosebud Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year.

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Oct 02, 2015
Obama on Arne Duncan: ‘America is going to be better off for what he has done’
Here are President Obama’s remarks today about the resignation of his good friend and Education Secretary Arne Duncan:
Arne Duncan is one of my longest-serving Cabinet Secretaries, and he’s been a friend for a lot longer ...

Oct 02, 2015
Arne Duncan resigns as U.S. secretary of education. What is his legacy?
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is giving up his high-level and influential post in December to join his family already back home living in Chicago.
Later today, President Obama is expected to appoint Deputy Secretary John King Jr. ...

Oct 02, 2015
Ivy Prep charter network will close its high schools this month
Ivy Preparatory Academies has decided to close its high schools due to insufficient enrollment and ongoing financial challenges. The schools will close Oct. 30.
Read the AJC story here.
The high schools now enroll 90 students.Those teens ...

Oct 02, 2015
Opinion: Our children need to learn about Islam
Linda K. Wertheimer is a veteran journalist, former education editor of the Boston Globe, and the author of a new book, Faith Ed: Teaching About Religion In An Age Of Intolerance.  She appeared ...

Oct 01, 2015
APS school chief: “Atlanta Public Schools is effectively broken.” We have to fix it together.
When the Opportunity School District comes knocking, Atlanta Public Schools hopes to be able to say, “Thanks, but we’re good.”
Atlanta faces the greatest risk of losing schools to the governor’s proposed state takeover district, which ...

Sep 30, 2015
A Georgia middle school principal writes to President Obama and he writes back
Brian K. Suits, 2015-2016 Georgia Middle School Principal of the Year and principal of Dalton Middle School, penned a letter to President Obama that drew a response from the president in which ...

Sep 29, 2015
Georgia high school students take PSAT in two weeks based on new SAT. Anybody prepping for it?
The new SAT makes its debut in March, but Georgia high school sophomores and juniors will glimpse the changes in two weeks when they take the PSAT on Oct. 14.
The October PSAT is aligned with the new ...

Sep 29, 2015
Sesame Street: Now brought to you by the letters HBO and $$$
Naeemah Clark is an associate professor of communications at Elon University where she researches economic, programming and diversity issues related to the media and entertainment industries.
In this piece, she discusses the new deal between Time-Warner ...

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