Charter schools are one option in the growing "school choice" movement. Funded by taxpayer money, these schools are growing nationally, though some states have yet to pass related laws. Find out what sets them apart from traditional public and private schools.
Northwest School of the Arts, which has produced such nationally known performers as Eva Noblezada, has long done its amazing work in a dilapidated building. This week it opens a new $9 million arts center that includes a 600-seat theater and an art gallery.
It’s been intense for the past five school years, as the $50 million Project LIFT that emerged has experimented with new paths to success, including a year-round calendar at Bruns, Druid Hills, Thomasboro and Walter G. Byers K-8 schools.