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Alpharetta Elementary has become the first school in Georgia to have a police substation in its school building.
Every year, Ron Clark Academy receives hundreds of applications for fewer than 50 slots. The deadline to apply is Nov. 1.
Just $36 provides a new book each month for a year for needy kids at Sheltering Arms Early Education and Family Centers.
The Philanthropy Store at the Junior Achievement Discovery Center teaches kids how to make their communities stronger and better.
Singer Usher Raymond, IV is known for singing, songwriting and performing, but he's also gaining a respect for his work with youth and is collaborating with the Georgia Department of Education to do more.
Now, under Georgia law, parents and all other volunteers and employees in schools are required to report suspected abuse or neglect of children.
It's the time of the year when it's common to buy gifts for our children's teachers. See what they really want and what they don't.
11Alive's Class Notes looks at two major events this weekend -- students walking to raise money for diabetes research and a former teacher who will become a Roman Catholic Priest.
Drivers who don't stop for school buses in some parts of the metro area are about to get hit with stiff fines.
Clayton State University is requiring all incoming freshmen to take a course in civility.
WOODSTOCK - A former 11Alive Class Act winner will pilot a program that will change the way Advanced Placement chemistry is taught in the nation's schools.
The College Board has selected Dr. Michelle Barthlow, who heads the science department at Etowah High School, as one of 35 participants worldwide to pilot changes for revised AP chemistry labs.
11Alive highlighted Barthlow's accomplishments four years ago when she won 11Alive's Class Act award for her making teens feel so comfortable in her classroom, they enjoy learning.
"A child's not going to come up and ask a question when they're struggling if they're afraid of me," said Barthlow in a 2008 interview. "It's a relaxed atmosphere where they know they can turn to a friend who is understanding what they're doing and ask a question."
The little ones at Primrose School of Buford are trying to dance their way to healthy lifestyles and win the Primrose National Family Dance-off.
ATLANTA - On this Oscar weekend, Zack Hosseini, 15, a freshman at Centennial High School is looking to score his own win.
A Forsyth County couple created two online testing resources to help kids study better.
ATLANTA - Georgia's Democratic party is split over how to create and fund charter schools.
LearningRX is offering a free "brain training" course for metro Atlanta teachers.
A middle school teacher has a "bright" idea for teaching her students about electricity.
MCDONOUGH - If you think you have a lot of Christmas gifts to buy for your immediate family, you have nothing on the Adkins family of McDonough where there are 14 children.
The newest play at the Alliance Theatre looks at lives of upper elementary through the middle school grades.
A Sandy Creek High School teacher has created a program to help all his Fayette County colleagues stay in shape. 11Alive joined in with a Random Act of Kindness.