Georgia educators identify problems with teaching during pandemic
87 percent of Georgia teachers, who responded to a recent survey, say school shutdowns during the pandemic have had a negative effect on student learning. The Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE) surveyed more than 6,000 educators across the state. More than 75 percent of those surveyed reported higher social-emotional... Read more
Providers sue Trump administration over Georgia plan to replace
Two health care providers in Georgia are suing the Trump administration over its decision to approve the state’s plan to cut ties with the Obamacare enrollment website  They argue Georgia’s plan to push those shopping for Obamacare insurance to pick plans through third-party brokers will make it harder for... Read more
Atlanta schools plan to resume in-person classes in January
Atlanta Public Schools says it will cautiously move ahead with plans to resume in-person classes next month. At a town hall Thursday, Superintendent Lisa Herring said the district plans to start phasing in students on January 19. The new semester starts on Jan. 5, but APS will still operate virtually at the beginning.... Read more
How Georgia turned from Red to Purple
Georgia’s growing and increasingly diverse suburbs, combined with organized, well-funded, get-out-the-vote efforts by Democratic activists, have propelled Georgia into the swing state category. Read the full article: WABE  Read more
Fewer COVID tests in Georgia as pandemic gains speed
The Trump administration says Georgia’s control of the COVID-19 pandemic seems to be slipping. Federal officials say they can’t even get a clear picture of the situation in the state because of “significant” declines in diagnostic testing. The latest report from the White House Coronavirus Task Force, obtained by WABE, says 11%... Read more

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