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Brooks Elementary named national Blue Ribbon School

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Brooks Elementary named national Blue Ribbon School

Brooks Elementary School has been named a National Blue Ribbon School for outstanding academic achievement. Sep. 25, 5:34 PM


GaDOE acts to reduce high-stakes testing pressure

GaDOE acts to reduce high-stakes testing pressure

State school officials say Georgia will follow federal law but that they plan to act to alleviate the pressure of high-stakes testing. Sep. 25, 5:40 PM

Education Briefs

Education Briefs

Local residents recently were awarded degrees from Valdosta State University. Sep. 25, 5:37 PM



VFW sets Oct. 30 deadlines for annual student, teacher contests

VFW sets Oct. 30 deadlines for annual student, teacher contests

Deadline for student and teacher submissions to annual competitions sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars will be no later than Friday, Oct. 30. Sep. 25, 5:35 PM

Coweta students outscore national SAT average by 52 points

Coweta students outscore national SAT average by 52 points

​The Coweta County School System’s average SAT score increased by one point in 2020, a year that saw state and national scores decrease. Sep. 23, 6:27 PM

Virtual Probe College Tour offers new options for students

Virtual Probe College Tour offers new options for students

​Probe College Fairs will continue its tradition of connecting thousands of students with college and university representatives with online virtual tours this fall. Sep. 24, 12:16 PM

Georgians favor small family grants for online school costs: poll

Georgians favor small family grants for online school costs: poll

Most Georgians believe parents should receive small federal grant funds to help pay for school supplies, child care and other expenses while their children are taking online classes. Sep. 15, 11:56 AM

Education Briefs

Cowetans graduate from Kennesaw State. Sep. 11, 5:45 PM

1,400 more UGA students test positive for COVID-19

1,400 more UGA students test positive for COVID-19

The University of Georgia saw a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases for the second week in a row. Sep. 11, 5:26 PM

State to eliminate some standardized tests

State to eliminate some standardized tests

Georgia has eliminated half of the Georgia Milestones End-of-Course tests required of high school students. Sep. 11, 5:24 PM

Coweta school meals free for all students

Coweta school meals free for all students

All Coweta County School System students will be able to receive free school breakfasts and lunches starting Monday, Sept. 14. Sep. 09, 4:23 PM


More Education

‘Colton’s Cutouts’

Newnan Crossing’s online students keep their seats in classroom

“We need to feel like all our classmates are here at school. We want to include them in our conversations and discussions." Sep. 11, 5:38 PM

Gresham named Odyssey School’s Teacher of the Year

Gresham also has worked in higher education, coaching, recreation and ministry. Sep. 16, 10:36 AM

Richard Woods

Disappointed in federal lack of support for testing waivers

Rest assured, if another opportunity provides itself, we will aggressively pursue testing waivers again. Sep. 08, 10:04 PM

Last school meal service pickup is today

School meal curbside pickup schedules will change next week. Sep. 01, 5:40 PM

Coweta County School System back-to-school FAQ

Here are some common questions regarding how school will look, along with information about what to expect as Coweta students Sep. 03, 3:01 PM

Learning through experience

UWG student receives scholarship to support unique opportunity

Work skills often are achieved through field experience – something Ashley Beil of Coweta County already knows. Sep. 03, 3:13 PM

Thomas Crossroads staff welcomed back with meals

Local KFC franchisees recently donated meals to teachers and staff. Aug. 26, 2:05 PM

Coweta County School System announces plans for in-person instruction

The Coweta County School System is continuing to monitor local COVID-19 conditions and other factors as it considers reopening. Aug. 26, 5:33 PM

USG reports record increase in degrees awarded

​Despite unprecedented challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic, the University System of Georgia in fiscal year 2020 awarded a record 70,879 degrees – the most in the system’s 89-year history. Aug. 14, 2:02 PM

Thompson teaches Camp Invention Connect nationally

​Mary Thompson, a gifted teacher at Ruth Hill Elementary School, expanded her educational base this summer by teaching students across the nation as a National Inventors Hall of Fame Camp Invention Connect national teacher. Aug. 11, 3:42 PM






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