Jaime Sarrio

Jaime Sarrio is a Reporter/Coach on the education team, a position that includes reporting on key topics and guiding the AJC's education coverage. She started at the AJC in 2010 and has covered education for more than 10 years. She grew up in Gwinnett County and is a 2002 graduate of the University of Georgia with a degree in journalism.

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About the AJC Cup
 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Cup launched in 1927 to recognize local students who work hard to attain a well-rounded education. Each high school in the metro area is invited to nominate a student for this honor. Students are selected based on their achievements, character, leadership and/or community involvement.  AJC Cup recipients...

2:00 PM Friday, Apr. 28, 2017

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Cup launched in 1927 to recognize local students who work hard to attain a well-rounded education. Each high school in the metro area is invited to nominate a student for this honor. Students are selected based on their achievements, character, leadership and/or community involvement.  AJC Cup recipients...
Publisher: Join me in saluting AJC Cup winners
 Dear Readers: I’m pleased to announce the 2016 winners of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Cup. These young men and women represent the best of a young generation just coming up. They are evidence that the future is in good hands. The AJC Cup is one of the oldest news organization award programs in the country. Since 1927, the AJC has...

1:13 PM Friday, May. 06, 2016

Dear Readers: I’m pleased to announce the 2016 winners of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Cup. These young men and women represent the best of a young generation just coming up. They are evidence that the future is in good hands. The AJC Cup is one of the oldest news organization award programs in the country. Since 1927, the AJC has...
Heading to Georgia-Florida? Here's where to stop along the way

12:15 AM Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015

Oct. 26, 2012 - Jacksonville, FL - James and Kathy Griffin, from Waycross, cruised through the RV lot. Fans were in a festive move in the RV park behind EverBank Field in Jacksonville on the eve of the Georgia Florida football game. BOB ANDRES BANDRES@AJC.COM ...
Racial comment at TNT throws spotlight on alternative education

4:00 AM Saturday, May. 16, 2015

If TNT Academy were a public school or traditional private school, the punishment for Nancy Gordeuk’s racial outburst during graduation would have likely been swift. At commencement ceremonies May 8, the school founder scolded the audience for walking out and not listening to the valedictorian’s speech. Her emotions rose until...
Devil made her do it, school leader says of racist remark

10:46 PM Monday, May. 11, 2015

The founder of a small, non-traditional school in Stone Mountain apologized and asked forgiveness for making racist remarks at a graduation ceremony Friday saying, “the devil was in the house and came out from my mouth.” TNT’s future depends on how forgiving parents are willing to be. The shocking video of Nancy Gordeuk...
Source: Passengers in fatal I-285 plane crash bound for Ole Miss graduation
 The passengers of a flight that crashed Friday on I-285 were headed to Oxford, Miss., for a graduation ceremony Saturday at the University of Mississippi, according to the owner of a plane that took off from the airport just before the ill-fated flight. Doug Alexander, who was also headed to Oxford, said his wife...

1:56 PM Friday, May. 08, 2015

The passengers of a flight that crashed Friday on I-285 were headed to Oxford, Miss., for a graduation ceremony Saturday at the University of Mississippi, according to the owner of a plane that took off from the airport just before the ill-fated flight. Doug Alexander, who was also headed to Oxford, said his wife...
Updated: Plane that crashed on I-285 from Asheville
 The plane reportedly involved in this morning's crash at I-285 at Peachtree Industrial Boulevard was registered to a private business in North Carolina, according to flight aware. The plane was reportedly a single-engine Piper Cherokee 6 out of Asheville, NC., registered to an LLC company. Patt Epps, who said his company fueled the plan...

11:28 AM Friday, May. 08, 2015

The plane reportedly involved in this morning's crash at I-285 at Peachtree Industrial Boulevard was registered to a private business in North Carolina, according to flight aware. The plane was reportedly a single-engine Piper Cherokee 6 out of Asheville, NC., registered to an LLC company. Patt Epps, who said his company fueled the plan...
Measles alert in Forsyth likely false alarm

8:47 PM Thursday, May. 07, 2015

A sick third-grader gave Forsyth County parents a measles scare, but test results Thursday showed the child probably does not have the quick-spreading disease. Jennifer Carracciolo, a spokeswoman for Forsyth County Schools said a physician reported the possible Forsyth case to county health officials, who notified the schools. The school...
Test clears Forsyth County third grader of measles
 A test shows that a Forsyth County third-grader suspected of having measles probably does not have the childhood disease. Jennifer Carracciolo, a spokeswoman for Forsyth County Schools said a student at Sharon Elementary school was thought to have measles and the system notified the parents of 1,063 students. But a measles test carried out...

3:25 PM Thursday, May. 07, 2015

A test shows that a Forsyth County third-grader suspected of having measles probably does not have the childhood disease. Jennifer Carracciolo, a spokeswoman for Forsyth County Schools said a student at Sharon Elementary school was thought to have measles and the system notified the parents of 1,063 students. But a measles test carried out...
Which metro high schools produced this year’s Presidential Scholars?

5:19 PM Monday, May. 04, 2015

Three Georgia students today were named U.S. Presidential Scholars, a national honor that recognizes students for academic, artistic and civic achievements. Myriam B. Shehata from Marist School in Atlanta, Yash P. Shirsath from Grayson High in Loganville and Austin K. Wang from Walton High in Marietta were among 141 students selected for...