A super choice

...Elect him our next state superintendent.Woods has dealt with pupils from pre-kindergarten to high school to alternative school to even home school. His educational experience runs the gamut of opportunities sought by the parents of Georgia's...

Richmond County Superintendent Angela Pringle discusses system's challenges

...scores up, and we can do that internally in each school.Q: What is your opinion on providing transportation for alternative school students to the Tubman Education Center? A: Well, first I need to visit the schools and talk to the community...

New alternative school principal won't seek student busing

Greg Thompson said there appears to be no financial or logistical option to make a bus route possible.

Richmond County principal Wayne Frazier announces retirement

...providing transportation for those students, which is currently not in place.Frazier said without a way to get to the alternative school downtown, some students were missing school all together. ALTHOUGH THE BOARD of education never granted Frazier's...

Superintendent finalist answers questions from board members, public

...crowd.One asked how she would help children at alternative school get there without reliable transportation. She...struggled with that problem at DeKalb County's Alternative School, and they would use it as an excuse to just quit...

Ed Rees: It's OK to admit troubles, seek help

...again. Maybe there's never enough money to pay all the bills, and it looks like little Johnny is headed for the alternative school for discipline problems.In the hallowed sanctuary of the church, however, we're all just "fine...

Rants & Raves

...assault on a teacher or other students; also for repeated infractions. How many times have these students been on alternative schools? They don't care. I for one do not want my tax dollars to pay for a bus. We already paid for a bus to take...

Lack of transportation is harsh barrier to successfully educating pupils

...to provide transportation to students sent to the alternative school.To recap, the school system currently does not...not everyone lives within walking distance of the alternative school, and not everyone has a spare car and an available...

Principal Frazier has option for alternative school busing

...through "strategically established" stops throughout the county, which picks up students and brings them to the alternative school, said spokesperson Kurt Hetager.The Atlanta Public School System does not provide a bus for the alternative program...

Four Westside wrestlers kicked off team

...any type of issues like this one.Waters said the four players who were kicked off the team will be going to the alternative school. He added he hopes the incident sent a message to the remaining 12 team members, if any was needed."I hope...