APS News Digest – Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Today’s Edition of News Update is a news digest used to inform subscribers about APS stories and important education-related issues.  Articles are chosen from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta television and radio stations, and other local and national news organizations.

APS News Digest – WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2012

APS NEWS OF INTEREST

APS testing coordinator fights for job

CBS Atlanta

09/25/12

http://www.cbsatlanta.com/story/19635657/testing-coordinator-fights-for-job

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Accused APS educator fights cheating allegations

AJC

09/25/12

http://www.ajc.com/news/news/local-education/accused-aps-educator-fights-cheating-allegations/nSL3J/

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Double Atlanta shooting death impacting APS students (Video)

Examiner.com

09/25/12

http://www.examiner.com/article/double-atlanta-shooting-death-impacting-aps-students

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LOCAL NEWS OF INTEREST

What is the future for DeKalb County Schools?

Examiner.com

09/25/12

http://www.examiner.com/article/what-is-the-future-for-dekalb-county-schools

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SACS sends warning letter to Clayton schools

AJC

09/25/12

http://www.ajc.com/news/news/sacs-sends-warning-letter-to-clayton-schools/nSL46/

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SACS sends warning letter to Clayton schools

WSB TV

09/25/12

http://www.wsbtv.com/news/news/sacs-sends-warning-letter-to-clayton-schools/nSL46/

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Study: Georgia Tech, UGA offer best salary returns on tuition

AJC

09/25/12

http://blogs.ajc.com/business-beat/2012/09/25/was-the-tuition-you-paid-for-college-worth-it/

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Gwinnett students face disciplinary action after Facebook threat

WSB TV

09/25/12

http://www.wsbtv.com/news/news/local/gwinnett-students-face-disciplinary-action-after-f/nSL6j/

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Charter school event gets testy

WXIA TV 

09/25/12

http://www.11alive.com/news/article/258267/40/Charter-school-event-gets-testy

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Clayton Co. Schools gets accreditation warning

WAGA ATV

9/26/12

http://www.myfoxatlanta.com/story/19641681/clayton-co-schools-accreditation-warning

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NATIONAL NEWS OF INTEREST

School Boards Association Names New Executive Director

Education Week

09/24/12

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/District_Dossier/2012/09/school_boards_association_name.html?cmp=ENL-EU-NEWS2

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Prosecutors Won’t Charge Ex-Ohio Education Chief

Education Week

09/25/12

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2012/09/24/551965ohohioschoolssuperintendentprobe_ap.html?tkn=LXVFrmVXcWNenobskA%2Fjz6Py3GsOLtcJ58vt&cmp=ENL-EU-NEWS2

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Miller to Duncan: Waivers May Offer Too Much Leeway On Grad Rates

Education Week

09/24/12

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaign-k-12/2012/09/miller_to_duncan_waivers_may_o.html?cmp=ENL-EU-NEWS2

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