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Fall 2017

Newcomer's 2017 Education Guide

Our annual look at Atlanta education includes what to ask when interviewing schools, the Common Core standards in Georgia and more.

Asking Schools the Right Questions
What to Ask When Interviewing Schools for Your Child

The Evolution of Common Core
Georgia’s Approach to Implementing Education Standards

Atlanta Independent School Directory

Georgia’s Coastal Getaways

The passing of Labor Day doesn’t mean the end of summer. Make the season last with a fall getaway to Georgia’s barrier islands..


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Summer 2017

Summer Fun in Atlanta

Water parks, concerts, festivals—Atlanta has it all. Start planning your summer fun now with our handy guide.

South Fulton Living

Planes, trains and automobiles: South Fulton County is on the move. See why this region is one of metro Atlanta's fastest-growing areas.

The Importance of Early Education

Knowing what to look for in an early education program can make a big difference in your child's prospects for the future. Here's what you need to be aware of.

Exploring Atlanta's Hotel Dining

Innovative cuisine, stylish ambience and trendy locations. Atlanta's best hotel restaurants provide a complete dining experience.

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Spring 2017

The Great Outdoors

Atlanta’s outdoor attractions are perfect for enjoying some fresh air while exploring the city. We highlight 10 of the most popular spots.

Lakefront Living

We may be a landlocked city, but you can enjoy the best of waterfront living at Atlanta’s beautiful lake communities.

Finding the Right Fit

Choosing the right school for your child is crucial. Here’s a step-by-step guide to finding just the right fit.

Dining Out

Whether your taste runs to filet mignon, Southern comfort food or chili dogs, Atlanta’s best-known restaurants are sure to please your palate.

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Winter 2017

Atlanta's Biggest Events in 2017

From cultural celebrations to sports to neighborhood festivals (and more!), 2017 will truly offer something for everyone.

Buying More Home For the Money

In a tight housing market, resale homes make up much of the inventory—and can be an attractive choice.

Embracing Learning Differences

Transitioning to a new school can be difficult, especially if a child has special needs. Choosing the right school is crucial.

Alabama Destinations

Three cities in Alabama—Huntsville, Birmingham and Montgomery—offer rich experiences for visitors, and each is only a few hours away.

Atlanta School Guide