Discussion on Atlanta's economy, schools, transportation, leadership, quality of life

Beverly Hall’s uncertain legacy

8:14 am Mar. 4, 2015

Moderated by Maureen Downey

Former Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Beverly Hall’s death Monday from breast cancer leaves many unresolved questions about the APS cheating scandal and her role in it. I discuss some of those questions today. Readers give their view of Dr. Hall’s legacy and the APS cheating scandal, and we share the conclusions of the sweeping 2010 state probe ordered by then Gov. Sonny Perdue.

An uncertain troubled legacy

By Maureen

Poverty threatens college pipeline

2:00 pm Aug. 29, 2014

Moderated by Tom Sabulis

Our opinion columns today include a local college president examining the crushing influence of poverty on  students, and an English professor sharing insight on his syllabus and his students’ engagement.

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Sponsoring college students in need

By Beverly Daniel Tatum

When people ask me what my favorite moments have been as president of Spelman College, “graduation” is always my reply. It is a great feeling to watch young Spelman