President Obama gives Morehouse commencement speech

“We’ve got no time for excuses.” President Obama on Sunday summoned the graduates of historically black Morehouse College to “transform the way we think about manhood,” urging the young men to avoid the temptation to make excuses and to take responsibility for their families and their communities. Delivering a commencement address at the all-male private […]

All accounted for…

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution All of the 35 educators indicted in the Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal have been booked into the Fulton County Jail, with the final defendant turning herself in Wednesday afternoon. Former D.H. Stanton Elementary Principal Willie Davenport surrendered to authorities and posted bond, said Fulton sheriff’s spokeswoman Tracy Flanagan. She’s charged with […]

Cheating the bonus. Former Atlanta school superintendent indicted for leading corrupt organization.

By Rhonda Cook and Mark Niesse   Former Atlanta schools Superintendent Beverly Hall was the leader of a corrupt organization that used students’ test scores to earn bonuses if they rose, or intimidation and termination if they fell, according to a 65-count indictment returned Friday. Grand jurors have been meeting for months, sorting out the […]