Atlanta high schools' accreditation at risk
| Jan 26, 2011
Atlanta's public school system was told last week that it has until September 30 to make progress on a series of recommendations or risk its high schools' losing their accreditation, a fate that would affect college hopes for many of the system's graduates.
The probationary status stems from complaints that conflicts between members have severely hampered the school board's ability to govern effectively, according to a statement from AdvancEd, the world's largest school accrediting agency. To learn more about the probation, read the full article by Cameron Tankersley in the Perry’s Principles section of CNN.com.