Category: Georgia

Investigation into Atlanta District’s Purchasing Practices Grows

Two more Atlanta Public Schools employees are facing discipline in connection with the hiring of a company owned by the district’s then-purchasing director to provide parking and staffing services, and an internal investigation into the school district’s purchasing practices has grown.

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Study: Charter Schools in Metro Areas Boost Home Values

Homes closer to start-up charters schools in Georgia experience higher property values than those farther away, the greatest impact being for homes within priority attendance zones in Atlanta, according to a new study by Georgia State University’s Center for State and Local Finance.

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