Statement from the Office of Mayor Kasim Reed on AJC's PolitiFact Ruling

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today published a PolitiFact column declaring that Mayor Kasim Reed was incorrect in stating that Georgia law limits state entities to paying fair market value for public property. The column is incorrect and misleading.

Emory Receives Federal Grant to Study HIV in Women

Researchers at Emory University have received a federal grant of nearly $12 million to study the HIV epidemic among women.

Mayor’s Summer Reading Club Celebrates Success with End of Summer Family Picnic

To celebrate the success of the ‘Mayor’s Summer Reading Club,’ the City of Atlanta and the Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students (GEEARS), thanked its partners, supporters, parents, and children with an End of Summer Family Picnic on Saturday. ...

Crying Foul: Washington High Parents and Alumni want mold, leadership issues resolved

In the high school where Martin Luther King Jr. earned his diploma, mold has been found growing on walls and band uniforms, standardized test scores have plummeted and fewer students are meeting the requirements to graduate.

Kennesaw State University Designated a Comprehensive University by Board of Regents

As a reflection of Kennesaw State’s growing stature and expanded mission, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (USG) today elevated the institution to the status of “comprehensive university.”

Drew Senior Academy: Completing the ‘Cradle to College’ Quest

Chelsea Cole, a seventh grader at Charles Drew Charter School, is being groomed for graduation in a program that supports learning from the cradle to college.

Georgia Schools Superintendent may run for Governor

Georgia state schools Superintendent John Barge says he's considering challenging Gov. Nathan Deal in next year's Republican primary.

Statewide Student Art Competition is Now Underway

High school and college students from around the state will have the opportunity to compete in an art competition conducted by the State Botanical Garden of Georgia at the University of Georgia.

Georgia Piedmont receives Significant Gift from Honda

Dr. Jabari Simama, President, Georgia Piedmont Technical College, faculty and students thank American Honda Motor Company for their generous donation of twelve motorcycles that will be used exclusively for training of the students in the college’s national award winning Motorcycle ...

Clark Atlanta University makes Forbes List of America's Top Colleges

Clark Atlanta University (CAU) has been listed in the top 650 American colleges and universities by Forbes magazine. CAU ranks #625 and is one of only 16 historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) to make the list.

Stakeholders Unite At “Support The Good” Event

In a strong demonstration of unity and encouragement for metro Atlanta’s “good” teachers, administrators, support teams and parents, over a hundred stakeholders recently met at First Iconium Baptist Church in East Atlanta for a first of its kind “praise and ...

Teachers Rally in Atlanta for RESPECT

At the Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology, ambitious students equipped with school-issued laptops, internships and classes led by veteran teachers are graduating at a rate of 100 percent.

Local programs address black boys’ high drop-out rates

Jonathan Drake finished Carver High School on May 25 with a high “B” average because he says he was focused on graduating since his junior year.

Student Loan Changes Are Crippling HBCUs

This week, the Department of Education hosted a field hearing on the campus of Spelman College to probe issues impacting higher education.

Graduates Make Families, City Proud - Clark and Spelman Students Fulfill Academic Potential

Over 500 graduates were granted Bachelor’s Degrees in Arts and Sciences from Spelman College at the Georgia International Conventional Center during its 126th Commencement ceremony.