Swastikas on walls in two Cobb County schools. Thursday night, parents and members of the Jewish community called on the school board to do something about hate crimes in schools.
The Atlanta Initiative Against Anti-Semitism, Anti-Defamation League, and other organizations plan to attend Thursday's school board meeting to express concerns with the board's response to recent antisemitism in schools.
The Georgia House Democratic Caucus condemned the message discovered in a Pope High School restroom and another discovered days later at Lassiter High School.
An anti-Semitic message written in big letters inside a boys’ bathroom at Pope High School has students who are Jewish on edge, Rabbi Larry Sernovitz said.
A Cobb County health board responsible for advising school safety is recommending Cobb County schools mandate masks.
The Cobb County Schools recently announced raises for substitute teachers, supply teachers, substitute nurses and supply nurses using CARES Act funds. Those selection positions at Cobb Schools will be eligible for pay increases temporarily through May 2022.
Sophia Trevino said she is advocating for change not only for herself but for all the girls that come after her.
In recent days, metro Atlanta schools have reported 13,000 COVID-19 cases and as of last week, Cobb County alone reported close to 1,800 cases in their schools.
More than 100 people showed up at tonight's Cobb County School board meeting. At times those who wanted a mask mandate and those who don't want their children to be forced to wear a mask got into heated debates.
Bonuses of $1,200 will be delivered in December, a Cobb County School District spokesperson said.
A letter signed by 240 physicians has been sent to Cobb County Schools Superintendent Chris Ragsdale and board members.
The demand for COVID-19 testing in metro Atlantais back up as the more virulent delta variant continues to target unvaccinated individuals.
According to a Cobb County Schools District spokesperson, fifth-graders at East Side Elementary will learn virtually August 12-20 based on district protocols.
All 5th graders at a Cobb County elementary school were sent home Wednesday. They will all have to learn virtually for the next 10 days because of high COVID numbers.
As COVID cases rise, many parents are worried about sending their children back to the classroom. Some want to switch their children from in person to virtual learning but many school districts aren't letting them.
Cobb County School District releases new health protocols.
A Cobb County School District spokesperson responded to a petition calling for the resignation of the district's superintendent.
A list of mask policies for school districts in metro Atlanta following the new guidance released by the CDC recommending everyone in K-12 schools to wear masks, regardless of vaccination status.
With the latest surge in COVID cases, Cobb County officials are following CDC guidelines and working closely with the department of health.
Parents, students, and staff are unsure what the start of the school year will look like, due to the constant changes in mask guidelines.