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March 25-29, 2013

March 29, 2013 --

Ex-APS Superintendent Beverly Hall, 34 others indicted Ethics reform passes with push from Deal Open Meetings case used to protest $2M land deal Charges expected in APS test-cheating scandal Judge tries to halt hearing in DeKalb grand jury case Lawmakers agree on more money, transparency for private school scholarships Brunswick commissioner indicted on racketeering charges […]

Sept. 8

September 8, 2011 --

DOT commissioner resigns under pressure Immigration enforcement panel attracts controversy Attorney general, trial lawyers clash over open records reform Beverly Hall defends actions Angel Food Ministries suspends food deliveries Augusta’s Procurement Department could be privatized

Aug. 13

August 13, 2011 --

Who got the shaft in House, Senate redistricting? Judge demands to know ex-Cobb EMC exec’s pay since settlement Transcript of judge’s lecture to Cobb EMC board members How Beverly Hall spent thousands defending herself in cheating scandal

Aug. 12

August 12, 2011 --

Mistrial, acquittals in AL corruption trial of ex-GA legislative aide Special prosecutor assigned to investigate Muscogee Co. judges APS billed over $125K for Beverly Hall’s legal fees Dem leader threatens colleagues who back GOP redistricting plan 1,760 GA elected officials skirt financial disclosure deadline Augusta city administrator rejects calls for resignation

Aug. 3

August 3, 2011 --

Audit: Ga. not spending money on driver’s ed Reid blames FAA shutdown on House, Delta Air Lines Beverly Hall’s legal bills top $50K Banishment as punishment questioned

July 9

July 9, 2011 --

6 APD officers fired over Atlanta Eagle bar raid Prosecutors weigh indictments in APS cheating case ATL teachers: ‘We begged for help’ Beverly Hall: ‘I am accountable’ DeKalb planning commissioners pressured to fire attorney? Clayton Co. commissioners accused of open-meeting violation  

March 27

March 27, 2011 --

Beverly Hall closely tracked CRCT results Public pension crisis threatens your wallet ATL schools underfunded pension plan by $500M Lobbyist dollars flow in Sunday sales campaign Fewer monitors for Ga. banks S. Ga. police chief arrested in inmate beating

APS croons ‘Your Cheating Heart’ to 12 principals

APS croons 'Your Cheating Heart' to 12 principals
August 6, 2010 --

Superintendent Beverly Hall has reassigned principals at 12 Atlanta schools suspected of widespread cheating on the 2009 CRCT test and referred the names of 108 employees to state investigators. The actions were announced at 4:56 p.m. Friday, widely regarded as the ideal time to send out news if you want minimal coverage and no pesky reporters calling with questions.

John Thompson, fired Clayton County school sup’t: $367,371

January 8, 2010 --

John Thompson, fired after just 11 months from his Clayton County post, ranked as the third-best-paid school superintendent in Georgia for 2009. Thompson pocketed about $367,000 in the fiscal year ending June 30. He lost his job in March, less than a year after he’d been hired to turn the school system around and lead it back to accreditation. Check out the rest of the state’s 10 highest-paid superintendents.

Beverly Hall, ATL school superintendent: $400,298

Beverly Hall, ATL school superintendent: $400,298
October 19, 2009 --

Lean times have forced unpaid furloughs and reduced bonuses on some educators, but they haven’t hit Beverly Hall’s pocketbook. She will earn more than $400,000 this year in salary, bonuses and other benefits, including a car.