If you hated the the 2014 Braves, you might love the 2014 World Series. The Braves drove us to distraction and brought “termination” to Frank Wren, the general manager who built them, by swinging big, missing big and spitting the bit in September.
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New school years bring new people and new stuff. About a quarter of Atlanta Public School principals are new, including 70 percent of the high school honchos. More than 20 Fulton schools will have new principals, and Cobb County has a dozen new ones.
Cobb will also have more of a feature that probably wasn’t part of your parents’ school day: 11 new school police officers. DeKalb is adding more than 2,000 of those, along with more than 16,000 new computers to aid teachers.
Gwinnett may be hoping some kids don’t learn to say ‘yuck’ to cafeteria food in French or Spanish. As it launches an immersion program in those languages at three elementary schools, the district is also considering its cuisine.