Several parent groups are fuming after the DeKalb County School System announced Jan. 11 it would again postpone a return to face-to-face learning in classrooms.

Pinecrest Academy is set to host its third annual Paladin Pacer 5K and Fun Run Saturday, Feb. 27. The 5K is a Peachtree Road Race qualifier.

Northwestern Middle won top honors in the Georgia Technology Student Association for virtual competition Tech Day. The school’s Engineering Club, led by students Medhya Sivaganesh and Elena Breedlove, placed first in the Rube Goldberg Machine competition. The club is designed to enhance pers…

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Forsyth Central High School DECA club hosted its second annual Greatest Gift Week Dec. 14-17 at Forsyth Central High School to celebrate the school’s exceptional students, teachers and special education programs.

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Fulton School officials are urging students and families to take health and safety precautions over the long winter break to avoid further disruptions to the school year.

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The number of students in the Fulton School System opting to return to the classroom for the second semester ticked slightly higher than those who chose the option in the first semester.

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The Fulton County School System is hanging up the “help wanted” sign as the COVID-19 pandemic and overall labor shortage impact staffing levels. District leaders are hoping financial incentives will help fill the growing needs.

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High schools in Fulton County returned to remote learning this week after positive cases of  COVID-19 continue to rise across the county. Superintendent Mike Looney said high school students were already scheduled for half-day classes due to final exams.  

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The bottom line for students is mandatory state tests are still on the table this school year, but they will count for nearly nothing toward a final grade.

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The weather outside was frightful, but the celebration of retiring Austin Elementary Principal Ann Culbreath was delightful.

Two post-Thanksgiving COVID test sites for Fulton Schools’ students, staff and families drew approximately 1,000 people last week as system officials work to mitigate the rise of COVID cases in the district.

Enrollment in the Fulton County School System has inched up over the past few months to fill much of the estimated 3,500-student deficit from the start of the year.

In the space of one month, Fulton Schools went from celebrating COVID numbers that allowed a return to in-person instruction to considering a return to remote instruction.

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DUNWOODY, Ga. — The DeKalb County School Board was expected to consider approval of $35 million in funding to build a 950-student elementary school on Chamblee Dunwoody Road, the former site of Shallowford Elementary School.

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Resumption of in-person instruction in the Fulton County School System hit an early snag this month when two high schools promptly closed after incidents of COVID-19 cases triggered the district’s protocol for closure.

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School districts across the state are tapping into a pipeline of safety supplies and materials as they struggle to balance student and staff safety with the mission of education under the COVID-19 pandemic.

Walls are up, furnishings arriving and finishing touches are evident as the Innovation Academy in downtown Alpharetta awaits the final piece of the picture: students.

NORTH FULTON—A continued decline in COVID-19 cases in Fulton County is setting up the gradual return of students back into classrooms, with all schools expected to fully open by mid-October.

A coalition of cities, the county, businesses and charities are working with Fulton County Schools to develop an aid system for children and parents affected by the shutdown of classrooms this term.