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REPORT: $16.8 billion in Economic Impact by University System of Georgia

On average, for every dollar spent by the university, an additional 52 cents is generated for that institution’s region.

Georgia’s testing requirements changing with new federal law

The most recent federal education law gives states and school districts more freedom when it comes to assessing student achievement and measuring school performance, some observers say.

Obama-era guidance on campus sexual assault gets scrapped

The Trump administration on Friday scrapped Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, replacing it with new instructions that allow universities to require higher standards of evidence when handling complaints.

On work trips, DeVos flies on her plane at own expense

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos flies on her personal plane at her own expense when she visits schools around the country, according to her office, as other Cabinet secretaries’ flying habits at taxpayers’ cost have drawn scrutiny.

$1,000 GaDNR Grant Available for Top Conservation Teacher

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is offering a $1,000 grant to a third-, fourth- or fifth-grade public or private school teacher in the state who demonstrates exceptional energy and innovation in teaching life sciences.

Common Core used widely, despite continuing debate

Common Core continues to be used in over forty states despite evidence to suggest they are improving student outcomes.

Georgia Tech says 1 person arrested in protest is a student

Georgia Tech says one of the people arrested during a protest following a vigil for a student killed by campus police is a student at the university, while the other two are not.

Tattnall Board of Ed. Holds Steady with Millage Rate for 2017

The Tattnall County Board of Education held a public hearing on the budget Monday night after formally voting to adopt the  2017 millage rate...

Property owners lash out at Evans Board of Ed. Over Tax...

The Evans County Board of Education heard from an angry crowd of property owners and residents Monday night at their third public hearing for...

Student shot by officer had called 911 before encounter

A Georgia Tech student who was fatally shot by campus police had called 911 to report an armed and possibly intoxicated suspicious person fitting his physical description.
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