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Plan returns to extend lower in-state college tuition rate to DACA...

Marisol Estrada learned she was undocumented when she applied for her first high school job. She ran to the internet to try to understand...

Georgia university chief announces retirement after year jolted by COVID

University System of Georgia Chancellor Steve Wrigley announced Tuesday he will retire July 1, capping a long career in Georgia’s higher education wrapping up...

COVID concerns pair with budget constraints as schools brace for 2021

Two of Georgia's largest school districts, Fulton and Cherokee County, are the latest in Georgia to temporarily move classes online as school resumes in...

State school board approves lowering testing stakes for students

High-stakes standardized tests like the Georgia Milestones will have negligible repercussions on students’ final grades following unanimous vote from the State Board of Education Monday. The...

Two school districts, two mask policies; one teacher on a ventilator.

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State school board reverses course, backs deflating high-stakes tests

After a large majority of Georgians surveyed supported a proposal to make high-stakes standardized tests essentially meaningless for public school students this year, the...

After COVID shook fall semester, colleges plan to ease back to...

A fall semester rife with pandemic anxiety and online lessons on Georgia’s college campuses is coming to a close and school officials are preparing...

Federal COVID aid program sending up to $55 million to Georgia...

Georgia child care providers could soon receive $240 per child from CARES Act funding, federal aid meant to relieve financial pain caused by the...

State schools chief proposes lowering testing stakes for students, teachers

This unusual school year for Georgia students can be a time to restructure public schools in the state to be less data-driven in the...

Teachers group lawsuit says school reopenings created unsafe workplace

This post was updated at 12:15 p.m. Oct. 8 to include a new statement from the state school superintendent. Georgia officials did not do enough...
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