District administrators from across the Southeast region convened this week to take part in the Future Ready Regional Summit at the S. Truett Cathy Professional Learning Center.
Years of preparation got Steve Teske to his current post as Clayton County’s chief judge of juvenile courts.
The buzz of young, cheerful voices quickly faded into a symphony of violins and cellos.
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Georgia United Credit Union launched its second annual Georgia United School Crashers makeover contest this week.
Kawame Gyimah guided the hose back and forth until a rainbow appeared out of the mist over the school parking lot.
The special election to fill the vacant District 9 seat on the Clayton County Board of Education is set for June 16.
Clayton County Public Schools will host a certified teachers job fair Friday.
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The Alliance for Excellent Education and the U. S. Department of Education will welcome education officials from across the Southeast to the Future Ready Regional Summit.
Aundra Johnson II plans to return to the state spelling bee.
Officials are discussing ways to deal with a potential increase in health benefits premiums for part-time employees in school nutrition and pupil transportation.
Edcuator accused of not reporting potential child abuse in timely manner
A River’s Edge Elementary teacher pushed back this week against a 10-day suspension for not reporting possible child abuse in a timely manner.
Members of the Clayton County Retired Educators Association join with others in Area X Cluster meeting
Retired educators from across the Southern Crescent received updates on their philanthropic and community service efforts.
Enthusiasm overcame the group of students from Langston Hughes High in Fulton County during a visit to Clayton State University.
Students move on after wins in regional competition
Lovejoy High will be well-represented in the Georgia Science and Engineering Fair at the University of Georgia later this month.
At 41, Chad Etchison is already retired from his first career and embarking on another.
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Clayton County Public Schools hosted its 24th Annual Hear Our Voices speech competition Feb. 6.
School named a High Flyer Honorable Mention recipient
Sequoyah Middle has been recognized with the High Flyer Honorable Mention Award.
Arnold Elementary fourth-grader Nyciem Belvin aspires to be President of the United States of America one day.
Kids poured out of the movie theater with a new perspective on civil rights in America.
The Clayton County Board of Education made short work of an agenda Monday, voting unanimously on a resolution to hold a special election to fill its District 9 seat.
Aundra Johnson runner-up in District 5 Spelling Bee
Aundra Johnson will represent Eddie White Academy in Georgia Association of Educators’ 2015 State Spelling Bee later this month.
State Rep. Valencia Stovall (District 74) is leading the charge to author changes to a bill that would allow nonprofit charities to obtain publicly owned surplus property at no charge.
A couple dozen students spoke about the latest endeavors aiding dental healthcare.
Clayton County Board of Education member Jessie Goree has been nominated for the 2015 Women’s History Month Award.
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Valdosta State University has recognized several locals among its fall graduates.
Members of the Clayton County Board of Education are expressing discontent with some ideas coming from state leaders regarding education.
Members of the Clayton County Board of Education revisited the issue of student discipline and its modern-day enforcement Monday.
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The FINRA Investor Education Foundation and the American Library Association have announced the Clayton County Library System is a recipient of a $100,000 grant as part of the “Smart Investing @Your Library” initiative.
The Clayton County Chamber of Commerce and Rotary Club of Clayton County have announced the 2015 Clayton County STAR students and STAR teachers.
Clayton County teens discussed with their adult counterparts issues affecting them and how best to address those issues to bring about positive change.
Members of the newly formed Du Bois Integrity Academy community joined leaders throughout Clayton County to celebrate the state charter school’s groundbreaking this week.
The Clayton County Board of Education wrapped a short meeting Monday, taking action on the district’s 2015-16 calendar.
Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity officials have announced the organization has partnered with United Way to help local taxpayers prepare their returns at no cost.
Du Bois Integrity Academy hosts parent information sessions
A spellbound audience received details on the August opening of the state charter school and cheered the prospect of science-focused education for their children.
School districts strapped for cash and burdened with finding individuals to fill vacant bus driver positions may have to find new ways to recruit.
Lovejoy High senior Romeo Henderson is one of the top 20 youth leaders selected for the Seventh Annual Georgia Youth Leadership Awards to be held Feb. 26 in Atlanta.
Officials consider new eligibility date for kindergarten
State officials seek to change age requirement for kindergarten.
The tots proved their prowess, reciting numbers and sounding out letters from words shown to them by eager teachers.
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Retired Marine Lt. Col. James Ruvalcaba, a former Cobra attack helicopter pilot and a Marine Corps Fellow to the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, will present some thoughts and lead a discussion on this relevant topic at Clayton State University on Monday.
Free tax assistance program to continue at Clayton State
Officials have announced there will be tax preparation assistance this year at Clayton State University.
Long-time school leader Charlton Bivins has resigned his post as a member of the Clayton County Board of Education.
Clayton County Public Schools is seeking community input on an issue districts across Georgia are chiming in on — the state’s flexibility options plan.
A Jonesboro team has received recognition for strategy and innovation in the 2014 First Lego League Super Regionals at Clayton State University.
Some low-to-moderate income taxpayers may have to find a new place to receive tax preparation assistance this year.
School employees of the year honored in Clayton
A well-dressed crowd gathered inside the auditorium to celebrate loved ones and colleagues in an annual school employee recognition ceremony Thursday.
Congressman David Scott (GA-13) plans to host a special ceremony to honor students from Georgia’s 13th Congressional District with nominations to attend one of the nation’s esteemed military service academies, which include the United States Air Force, Merchant Marine, Military (West Point) and Naval academies.
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Clayton State University’s offices of International Student Services, Intensive English Program and International Programs will host a free coffee hour welcoming the university’s study abroad students from South Korea.
Some retired educators are armed with information that will help them protect their good names in the new year.
Students surprised officials — they packed the sun-lit front hallway with a flash mob dance celebrating the M. E. Stilwell School of the Arts opening.
Got tax questions?
The Internal Revenue Service will kick off the 2014 tax filing season Tuesday, as officials anticipate a record number of e-filers in 2015.